Leatherwood Ultra – The Revenge Tour

Back in March, our plan sounded great.  We would fly into North Carolina, camp under the stars, run an easy 34 mile run, dance the night away at the Oktoberfest celebration, get another great nights sleep before flying back home to Baton Rouge.  Sounds great, right?  Well, we got two things right: we flew to North Carolina and we flew … Continue reading “Leatherwood Ultra – The Revenge Tour”

Enough Hay In The Barn – Hopefully

I headed back to Clark’s Creek this morning for my last long run.  I am only 3 weeks out from the Leatherwood Ultra 34 mile race.  And I’m only 2 weeks out from the Ragnar Trail Relay I am doing with  Christine and friends.  So today seemed like a good time to slog out a final long run.  My goal … Continue reading “Enough Hay In The Barn – Hopefully”

Hot as Balls

There is an ongoing debate, primarily between the voices that reside in my head, as to why the training for this particular race is kicking my ass so severely. It’s not like I haven’t trained for stupidly long races before. So what is making this time more difficult than usual? There is not really anything I can do about not … Continue reading “Hot as Balls”

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”