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Finding the Optimal Caloric Intake

One thing I changed, though not intentionally, while injured was my caloric intake. Because I wasn’t burning as many calories I didn’t eat as much. It was not sudden or even intentional, I don’t think I even realized I had been eating less until yesterday. 362 more words


Hellgate 100k++ - December 8, 2018

I ran my 13thultra, Hellgate 100k, on Saturday, December 8.  Hellgate is a special race.  While I heard people say that and read about it, I truly did not begin to appreciate how… 1,836 more words

Trail Running

The Arena

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. 2,424 more words

Trail Running

Bellbird Buster 30km race

The Bellbird Buster is a 30km trail race in the Port Hills in Christchurch, New Zealand, part of the Crater Rim Ultra event and was my first proper trail race. 611 more words


Racing advice from Rebekah Hicks: Know who to chase

Rebekah Hicks is tough. Anyone who needs proof should look no further than the 2017 Conquer the Cove 25K.

Around mile six, Rebekah tripped and injured her knee. 667 more words

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Embracing the Mud

This weekend was a huge confidence booster for me.  Not only did I run twice, but I went further each day and both days were further then I had previously gone up to this point.  408 more words


I Beat Myself Up for Beating Myself UP

All I can think about lately is how bad I am at this meditation thing. While I’m meditating I’m thinking about how I’m glad I’m doing it, how I get to send my little group a “done!” text, and that hopefully with time I’ll be the meditation guru that I’ve hoped I would become. 509 more words