Race Report: Riverbend 12-HR Ultra 2018

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 …

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How I Eat One Week Before an Ultra

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, …

Champion Form

By now you've heard the news...earlier today, through freezing temps, driving rain, and a strong headwind, Desiree Linden became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years. And since I recorded the entire event, I thought it would be fun to watch some parts in slo mo and pause the recording …