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”

I Am Off

If you are reading this, then I should be off and running at the Leatherwood Ultramarathon 50K trail race. And for this race, running is a relative term. With the amount of climbing in this race (9684 feet over 31 miles), the ratio of running to walking/crawling/slithering will be lower than for a typical race. But that is fine. I will do … Continue reading “I Am Off”