Town and Tube

Town and Tube

The first ultra length run of the year is in the books. It was a long day – the longest day running in terms of both time and distance for me – but a satisfying one in the end. The loops weren’t always easy and of course my feet hurt, but no one...
Countdown: Town and Tube

Countdown: Town and Tube

So this time tomorrow morning I’ll be running the first loop of the sixteen loops of the Town and Tube fat ass ultra. If all goes to plan then I’ll stop running a little less than 16 hours later with one hundred kilometers banked and the first ultra run of...
Not What I Needed

Not What I Needed

On Saturday – just six days from now – I am running the first ultra Fat Ass of my year. I’ll be spending the day putting 100 kilometers on the board and seeing how my No Sugar, No Grain (NSNG) diet holds up over the course of a day on my feet....
Core Exercises: Week 1

Core Exercises: Week 1

At the end of January I set myself a couple of goals in my training for the month to come. Not being one to jump into a whole lot of different things all at once, I focused on continuing the good work I was already doing and adding in some additional exercises to...
Take It Easy

Take It Easy

I ran a big training week last week, and I know I’ll have another big week when this one is done. As a result, this week is all about taking it easy. This morning’s run was the first of the new week and all I wanted to do was get out, spend about an hour...