Water Works Ultra Marathon 2017: 100km Solo

Water Works Ultra Marathon: 100km Solo

I was fortunate enough to run in the 100km (60 mile) Water Works Ultra Marathon yesterday, taking out the 3rd place trophy for the 100km solo event, winning my first ever prize money which was half of the cost of … Continue reading

The Freedom of Minimalist Running

Minimalist Running

Minimalist Running, Maximal Fitness Near the summit of the highest mountain in Costa Rica towering over Central America at 3820m (12530 feet) altitude I find myself free as a bird with barely any clothing and a small pack on my … Continue reading

Pacing Yourself for Success

Pacing Yourself

Sustainably Pacing Yourself In many of my ultra marathons over the years, I made the same mistake…over and over. I went out too fast! Feeling Fresh! Going out too fast while I’m still feeling fresh is an error that has … Continue reading

Aid Station Needs for an Ultramarathon

Aid Station Needs

This photo was taken in 2012 during the Great North Walk 100s ultramarathon. Checkpoint 3: 81km Aid Station Needs Before dark I had reached checkpoint 3 at The Basin which marked 81km (50 miles) into the race. My support crew … Continue reading