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Journey to a 100: Week 8/26: Runner’s Profile

This is part of a series of posts regarding how the InaseRunning group prepares, plans, and trains to complete the 100 miles Ultramarathon Umstead 100: Journey to a 100. For all the ultrarunning series, here is Journey to 100 last week’s post and additional ideas, follow the link. Training for a 100. As you probably know by now, we have …

Derby 50k

2022 Derby 50k

Coming back for more Derby 50k. Finishing Skinny Turkey on Thursday at an easy pace served as prep work for today. Even though I did not run yesterday and just did some stretching, my legs feel okay this morning. Derby was my first Ultramarathon, so it holds a big place in my running heart. Similar fuel preparations as last year …

Skinny Turkey

2022 Skinny Turkey Half

Happy Thanksgiving to all the runners out there Today was my eighth Skinny Turkey Half Marathon. This year I am volunteering as a 2:15 pacer. Taking it easy and not pushing the pace since I have Derby 50k on Saturday. This morning the usual latte with hot cereal and banana for later. The event location is at a High School, …

Journey to 100: Week 7/26

This is part of a series of posts regarding how I am preparing, planning, and training to complete the 100 miles Ultramarathon Umstead 100: Road to 100. For all the ultrarunning series here is Journey to 100 last week’s post and for additional ideas follow the link. Training for a 100. We are a third of the way there, just …

Journey to a 100: Week 6/26 Thinking about the mileage

This is part of a series of posts regarding how the InaseRunning group prepares, plans, and trains to complete the 100 miles Ultramarathon Umstead 100: Journey to a 100. For all the ultrarunning series, here is Journey to 100 last week’s post and additional ideas, follow the link. Training for a 100. If you have been following the weekly plan …

Journey to a 100: Week 5/26 Fueling plan hone your strategy

This is part of a series of posts regarding how the InaseRunning group prepares, plans, and trains to complete the 100 miles Ultramarathon Umstead 100: Journey to a 100. For all the ultrarunning series, here is Journey to 100 last week’s post and additional ideas; follow the link. Training for a 100. As mentioned before, fueling is very important. Now …

Journey to a 100: Week 4/26 Chafing

This is part of a series of posts regarding how the InaseRunning group prepares, plans, and trains to complete the 100 miles Ultramarathon Umstead 100: Journey to a 100. For all the ultrarunning series, here is Road to 100 last week’s post and additional ideas, follow the link. Training for a 100. Running long distances can be tasking to the …

2021 RootRock Trail Half Marathon

  I decided to run this event again since last year I had so much fun with its challenging course and great runners, plus last year finished 3rd place in my age group. Can I repeat? The InsaneRunning runner that ran it last year is not going to be able to attend this time. Similar to last year, I was …