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Karnazes, Dean. Run!: 26.2 Stories of Blisters and Bliss. New York: Rodale, 2011.

Reason read: Toronto half marathon.

I think Dean summed it up best when he said in his forward (called ‘Warmup’, “There is magic in misery” (p xi). 231 more words

Book Review

shut up and put your $ where your mouth is...

and yep, i’m still wishing i was waking up in Vegas. :(

have i mentioned my Katy Perry crush? love her. and that song.

and Vegas. 616 more words


Endurance Athlete Makes Unusual Trek To Denver For Book Signing

DENVER (CBS4) – Endurance athlete Travis Macy may be a little drenched and drained by the time he arrives for his book signing.

Understandable. He is running 31 miles to get there. 795 more words


2015 Boston Marathon Recap!

People sometimes ask if it is boring to keep running the same marathon every year.  I tell them that even though the course is the same, the experience is different every time.   1,115 more words

I've got a Spring in my step again!

I feel like springing the clocks forward has given me a bit of my running mojo back. Does anyone else feel that way? The other day I completed 17 miles, with 15 at easy pace and the last two pushing it. 515 more words

"Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner" by Dean Karnazes

You’re supposed to be a bit snobbish about Dean Karnazes. According to ‘Born to Run’ and sites such as LetsRun.com (other running forums are available), ‘real’ ultra-runners see him as too self-promoting, too keen to blow his own trumpet about his achievements, many of which are not unique. 382 more words


"The Goddess of the Ultramarathon" by Alejandro Yanún

This article, by Alejandro Yanún, was originally published on February 9, 2015 in the Spanish language publication “Vívelo Hoy”.

Since it features my lovely fiancé, I wanted to make it accessible to the English reading ultrarunning community. 843 more words