Want to know what it’s like to run 100 miles? Well, I can’t tell you. But I can tell you about failing to run 100 miles.Read more "Kettle 100 Failure and Looking Ahead"
Does a bear s-t in the woods? I don’t know, but I do!Read more "Gastrointestinal Distress (Making Poopies in the Woods)"
Running in winter has its problems. The biggest is ice. Okay, the biggest is freezing to death. Freezing to death, dehydration because your water bladder freezes (to death?) then ice. This post is about ice. I went to Wisconsin for a run today. The girl at the forest hq asked if I had “something” for […]Read more "Screw Shoes"
Saturday I ran the Frozen Gnome 50k. Last summer, before I had even run an Ultra, I was looking for something to do over the winter. A race in northern Illinois in January seemed like a great idea when it was over 90 degrees out. It was 2 degrees race morning. I like it cold […]Read more "The Cavern of Intense Discomfort"
Walking back into work after a break I was stopped by one of my coworkers. He asked me in a hushed voice “You like to run?” Yeah, I love to run. “How far do you run?” Really far, sometimes. “Like how far?” I don’t know, usually about five to ten miles, with a longer run […]Read more "100 Miles? That’s like four marathons."