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Polarized Training

I’ve been reading up on ultra training (like usual). And recently I came across the concept of polarized training. A big, fancy, scientific term for running either very easy, or very hard… and staying out of the black hole in the middle. 304 more words


Ultra-Trail recce

Running under the starting arch of the Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) is terrifying, elating, humbling, and emotional all at the same moment. Will you get to the finish? 342 more words

Alpine Courses

2014 Hardrock Hundred Endurance Run

An epic race won by Kilian Jornet. This guy is an absolute machine. If you don’t know much about him, check him out. Smashed the course record.

Trail Running


“Few places in this world are more dangerous than home. Fear not, therefore, to try the mountain passes. They will kill care, save you from deadly apathy, set you free, and call forth every faculty into vigorous, enthusiastic action.” 309 more words


just meditate

I’ve been meditating off and on for the last few years. Meditation is kind of like a security blanket; you can take it with you absolutely anywhere, and snuggle up with it at any time. 385 more words

My "rut" produced results. (Turns out, rest is good. Crazy, right?)

I planned on running out on the Potowanami trail this morning. It’s a good half-hour drive from here, so I set about eight alarms knowing that it would take a lot to get me up between 7:30 and 8:15, which is when I’d planned on leaving. 1,167 more words


What I've been doing

Where I’ve been:

What my conversations have been like:

Friend: So, what are you up to these days.

Me: Running.

Friend: …

Friend: Anything else? 475 more words

Trail Running