I did it. I made it happen. Not only did I finish the race, I won the damn thing. Just two weeks after a heartbreaking DNF, I attacked another race and avenged myself. But the problem was – I didn’t feel better. Continue reading I won. Who cares?
Bandera 100k was supposed to be my breakout ultramarathon performance where I reignited the fire I had going into the 2015 Boston Marathon. As I detailed in my last post, that wasn’t the story at all. Continue reading Catching Up – Goodwater Double Marathon
You can ask the very handsome John Schrup – I’ve been looking forward to this one for months. Ever since Skechers Performance started the GOtrail line, I’ve been a fan. I liked what was being done with the Ultra models, but I enjoy the finesse allowed by a lower profile and lighter shoe, hence the perfect fit that came out of the GOtrail. I enjoyed a lot of success in the first model, including a marathon and double marathon win, another podium finish, and countless training miles. Now, the second generation is finally here! Continue reading Skechers GOtrail 2
Bandera 100k was way back in January, and I haven’t updated this thing since 2 months before that.
Consider these next few posts as my penance for neglecting the blog, and I’ll do my best to get up to speed. Continue reading Catching Up – Bandera 100k Post-mortem
When I first started writing a blog, I tried my best to be the ultimate pillar of positivity. People like chipper people without problems, right? The issue is that that just isn’t my reality. I’ve been injured twice as much as I’ve raced, and it’s just a common thing runners deal with, so I’m going to try to be more open from now on. Continue reading 8 weeks to Bandera
After a couple weeks of solid distance and hill work, I decided to give myself an adaptation week where my legs would be able to absorb some of that strength work. Continue reading 9 weeks to Bandera
Leading up to Bandera, I’m going to try and update this thing a little bit more in hopes of really documenting this experience for future learning opportunities. Continue reading Spiders and Rocks