Whew! What a weekend! Over the three days of the weekend (I took Monday mostly off work), I managed to accumulate 37.5 miles and 11,165 vertical feet over 9 hours in the mountains of Colorado. I’d say that’s a pretty good way to kick of training for two events that scare…
Since I became an ultra runner I’ve learned a lot. I’ve learned about running, about training, about my body, about my emotions, about my motivations, about other people I meet on the trail, about history, geology, and astronomy. The list could go on and on. But I’ll spare you…
I’m still working on my “2014 Wrap Up” post, for now, you get a post about the start of 2015 and some goals for the new year. I’ll start with the goals, since those are pretty straight forward.
Remove processed food from my diet
My diet has become complete crap….
Gasp, step, gasp, step, look ahead, look down, gasp, step, gasp, step.
Two steps forward, one sliding step back.
Icy air freezes in my throat, silencing the gasps, and crystallizing on my eye lashes, bathing the world in an ethereal glow.
And still I struggle, forwards, upwards, always reaching.
Soon the chaos from…