Should I Stay or Should I Go Now

Hopefully around now I will be rolling through the finish line area…….at the end of loop 1. Yep, this is another loop type course. But the difference with this one is that the loops are different, so I will get to see new scenery.  But the temptations are the same: ……nice chair to sit in………… a shower…………… a BEER!  Yes, … Continue reading “Should I Stay or Should I Go Now”

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”

The Calm Before The Storm

I am praying that the title of this post is a figurative statement and not literal. The “trail ultramarathon in a monsoon” is in my “Been There/Done That” category.  But I am also not delusional enough to assume it will be perfect weather. Prepare for the worst and hope for the best. To say my training for this race has … Continue reading “The Calm Before The Storm”