It’s been exactly one week since I competed in my first 12-hour event, the Riverbend Park Ultra. Last year, at this same venue, I completed my first 50k, so this year I figured I would see if it would be possible to run 50 miles. It is possible, although I missed that goal by a smidge… Continue reading “Race Report: Riverbend 12-HR Ultra 2018”
One to two weeks before a long-distance race, there are some pre-race tactics I employ to ensure I am ready on race day. In this post, I’ll share some of my strategies with respect to eating in case some of my tips can help you, too.
Carbohydrate Loading, or Carb Loading, is popular among ultra-marathoners, although not everyone is convinced it works. The bottom line is, if it works for you, keep doing it! If not, you should feel free to try alternative pre-race nutrition regimens.
Carb loading seems to work for me, so I thought I would share a little info about the science behind it and how I plan on implementing it this week, one week before my first 12-hour endurance event. Continue reading “How I Eat One Week Before an Ultra”