HUFF 50K Race Recap

I ran my first 26.2 marathon to celebrate my 26th birthday, so as I approached turning 31 I decided to run my first ultramarathon, the HUFF 50K. I've already recapped my Training, my Packing List, and my Lessons Learned. Those previous 3 posts were more about my first ultramarathon, and less about the actual race… Continue reading HUFF 50K Race Recap


HUFF 50K: Packing List

For my first attempt at an ultramarathon my biggest concern after training was what to pack. There are some runners out there who are advocates of the "don't-carry-anything" philosophy, while others have a "everything-but-the-kitchen-sink" mentality. I tried to find a happy medium. Thankfully, I have multiple GORUCK events under my belt, and while not an… Continue reading HUFF 50K: Packing List

Training for an Ultra

Prior to training for my first ultramarathon, I scoured the internet and bought Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning and reread Unbreakable Runner. I developed a hybrid training plan primarily based on the CrossFit Endurance model (WARNING: this has less weekly mileage than your standard ultra training plan). The original plan was for a 20… Continue reading Training for an Ultra