Note: This is pretty long…feel free to skim. Also, sorry about grammatical errors, I’m leaving for Italy tomorrow and I just don’t have the time to proof-read this.     This being my “ultra debut” of the season I was not exactly sure how my fitness would hold up against the intensity of this race. Read More →

I chose to do the Redding Marathon this year for two reasons. One, I am currently in the best shape of my life and I decided that I better put that fitness to use. Second, I daydream of the glory that comes from winning races and thought that I would have a great shot of Read More →

We set the alarms for 3:25am. Ouch. The race started at 6am and we were staying in Albuquerque, NM which was about 75 minutes from Cuba, NM where the Deadman Peaks 50 miler began. We had done some food shopping the night before so I pounded down a whole wheat bagel, banana, cliff bar, and Read More →