Tag Archives: training

How (Not) To Train for an Ultra Marathon

Going into my 50K two weeks ago, one of my only goals was to merely finish the race — and honestly I wasn’t completely confident I could.  This wasn’t just first-timer nerves or a lack of self-confidence, because I had … Continue reading

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Alea Jacta Est

Yesterday, I finally took the plunge and signed up for my first ultramarathon: the Watchung 50K.  I made running an ultra a goal about a year ago, but hadn’t fully committed to a race until just now.  I had almost … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Lunchtime Runner (3.6 miles)

“There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is being superior to your former self.” – Tim Tweitmeyer I think this quote really encompasses why I run, and how I define a successful run. … Continue reading

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Baby Steps Towards 50K

I haven’t quite taken the plunge and signed up yet, but I think I’ve found my first ultramarathon and I’m pretty sure I’ve found my training schedule. The race I think I’m going to do is the Can Lake 50K. … Continue reading

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