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Recovery
Yes I know its over a week late... I'm a busy guy. Procrastination takes a lot of effort you know! So what happens after you run a 50 miler? Well right after the race I was moving around well. I got my own food, drink and walked around and stretched...
What did you do on Sunday?
Here's what I did: 4:15am - got up 4:20am - got dressed 4:30am - ate a bagel with some bacon 4:45am - drove to Mt Si High School 5:30am - went to the bathroom 5:45am - ate a energy bar and drank some Gatorade 5:50am - went to the bathroom again 6...
50 mile nerves
Yesterday I was checking out the website for the 50 mile race I'm running in April. They have a link to the course and while I was looking at it the enormity of the situation started dawning on me. I have to start at 6am which is fairly normal for...
Longest (training) run ever
In terms of distance it was identical to my last 50k almost 2 years ago. In terms of time it was longer. I was running for 6 hours 29 minutes which is the longest I've probably been on my feet ever including hiking. But the really different thing...
Sometimes you've got to quit...
Well those on facebook have probably heard the news but of course I need a proper race report. Saturday was a VERY early start. Up before 4am to arrive at the start line just after 5. I've never run at this park before even in the day light and this...
The next big running goal
The lack of blog posts tell you 2 things: I'm busy catching up on work from having too many conferences in one month There's been no races to write witty little reports on As I said I am taking things pretty easy this year after running 4 marathons...
Ultraman
It used to be that running a marathon was a big deal - until Oprah ran one ! Now every man and his dog, and his cat, and his parrot and his pet stick insect has run a marathon. So how can you possibly stand out from the crowd? Run an ultramarathon ! Yes...

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