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  • Recovery Reading – July 30th, 2018 - July 30, 2018

    iRunFar’s exhaustive take on the Hardrock’s DQ of then race-leader Xavier Thevenard. Like AJW says in the comments, who would’ve thought that iRunFar would be doing investigative journalism? Badwater took place over the weekend and the temperatures were even hotter than normal. Sarah Lavender Smith writes about the Ouray 100.[…]

  • Lottery Thoughts from the Midpack - February 27, 2018

    Last night (while running of course) I listened to Jamil Coury and Jubilee Paige’s new Trail Currents Podcast about ultrarunning lotteries. I would encourage anyone interested in running in one of the races they discussed (Hardrock 100, Western States 100, UTMB or Leadville) to listen to this episode also. They raised[…]

  • 2018 Training Overview - February 13, 2018

    Every fitness-related decision I make for the next for the next 213 days is based on one question: will this help me complete the Run Rabbit Run 100 miler? I’m not the most experienced ultrarunner, but I think any of us crazies with more than a few years of racing[…]

  • Thoughts on the Past Year - November 16, 2017

    I didn’t mention it to many people, but in the summer and fall of 2016 I felt like a broken runner. I had just DNFed the Jemez 50 for the second time in three years. During training in the weeks following it, my hips and legs felt weird/painful/off enough that[…]

  • Deadman Peaks 30K Race Report - November 7, 2017

    Earlier this year, I had planned on racing the 50 miler Deadman Peaks course and had been structuring my training with that focus in mind. Having done the Deadman 50M in 2015, I felt like I had a good idea of what the course required of me. Namely, mostly flat[…]

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