Sorry, Not Sorry – My 2014

After Boston I said if the season ended today I wouldn’t regret it. I should have knocked on wood or something, because my running was prophetically never same after that. After a lackluster performance at Ice Age 50, a greedy attempt to accumulate Montrail Ultra Cup points, I added stupid to injury by running the Bay to Breakers centipede with the West Valley Bros.  All I needed to do was to finish Western States and I would have won the Montrail Ultra Cup.  Instead Bay to Breakers was my last race of the year and I could hardly walk without pain while spectating Western. So in the end Ian, Mr. Professional, Mr. Consistent, walked away with that title to more than make up for my sneaky victory over him at Rocky  Maybe I should have continued to ask him coaching questions.

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TBT: My First 50k

From time to time I want to write about prior races that I have participated in.  Most will be from memory, which should be entertaining.  This one is not.  Neither entertaining nor from memory, its actually an old blog post from an old blog.  Much more of a race summary than a race experience.  Hope it does not scare people off from reading this blog in the future and feel free to stop reading this post halfway through.  

Still sported the ultra-goat back in the day.

Still sported the ultra-goat back in the day.

Well what better way to start off this blog about my training by talking about my first 50K race. This race, the Psycho Wyco 50K, takes place at Wynadotte Lake in Kansas City, Kansas. There is also a 5K, 10 miler, and 20 miler race. Each loop is 10.35 measured by Garmin.

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