Clearing the Head

Clearing the Head

I’m only a couple of days out from the Ultra Boucle de la Sarra so there’s nothing I can do now that will make me any faster, any more efficient, or any more prepared to run the stairs of the Nicholas de Lange than I already am. Well, almost nothing: I can...
Nutrition: May – Week 2

Nutrition: May – Week 2

Another good week of ketogenic, No Sugar No Grain (NSNG) living and I am feeling good heading into what is going to be a mostly restful week for me. It should be noted, though, that these weeks before an ultramarathon require a bit of care on my part as my training...
Just 321 Meters

Just 321 Meters

In a lot of the training for ultrarunning books I have read – and there are a few on that list now – one of the standard pieces of advice has been to train for a race in segments or blocks. You start off by building a base, you add in some speed work or...
Running with The Jester

Running with The Jester

After listening to classic ’80s club tunes on yesterdays run, I was looking forward to the latest Ten Junk Miles Long Run interview on this morning’s effort. Indeed, I was especially excited to know that the interview would be with Ed Ettinghausen, an...
Ride on Time

Ride on Time

I’m a fan of Apple Music and its revolving daily selection of playlists. Every day I get a changing platter of rock or alternative, electronic or nostalgic songs served up fresh and there is usually something pretty good in there that will keep my head nodding...