This time last week I was embarking on a journey I never thought I would take.  I ran my first 50 miler at the Brazos Bend 100.  It’s ironic that I say first because when I was done I said I would never do it again.  As I write this today, there’s a little bit of wanting to run it again.  I’m not completely there yet, so don’t freak out. A large portion of our running group was running this race.  100 miles, 50 miles, marathon and half; we had all of the distances covered.  This was the group running… View Post

Good morning.  It’s early but I’m still excited from yesterday.  I ran the Ultracentric Gold Rush 6 HR Race.  The race is actually a 72/48/24/12/6 HR running event.  Yes, there are people who had been out there since Thursday morning.  I think that’s crazy.  The whole thing is set up where they serve you real food throughout the day to keep you fueled.  Ultrarunning is very different from road racing.  Let me back up, for people who don’t know what an ultra marathon is: it’s anything about 26.2 miles.  The atmosphere is more laid back.  It’s really all about having… View Post