Sendero de los Muertos

About two years ago I headed up to North Carolina  to attempt my return to ultra running.  Christine & I picked this cool little race with a 50K (31 miles for me) and a 10 mile run (for Christine).  The website talked about elevation gain and mountains, but to a South Louisiana flat lander it didn’t mean that much.  Until … Continue reading “Sendero de los Muertos”

Leatherwood 50K – DNF

I was arrogant to think that I could finish this race through will-power alone. Because not long into the race I realized that without the proper training, I was doomed. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Let me start from the beginning. Christine & I rolled into town Friday afternoon after spending Thursday evening with Mason at Gardner-Webb.  We checked in … Continue reading “Leatherwood 50K – DNF”

Interesting Twist

I looked at my training log from last week and the total mileage was 0.2 miles. For those who are numerically challenged, I will spell it out.  ZERO POINT TWO MILES! Now, I had planned this as a recovery week because we would be traveling to Athens for Mason’s Conference swim meet.  Speaking of the swim meet…….. Are you frickin’ … Continue reading “Interesting Twist”

Interview with Mason

I’ve talked about Mason and his battle with Crohn’s many times. This time I will let him tell you in his own words. Timbeaux:  How did you find out you had Crohn’s Disease? Mason:  My junior year of high school I was admitted into the hospital and after numerous tests and sleepless nights the doctors told me I had it. … Continue reading “Interview with Mason”