6 Mental Strategies To Help You Complete An Ultra Marathon

They say you run the first 50 miles of an ultra marathon with your body and the second 50 miles with your mind. What an exceptionally accurate presumption. I say this from experience. When the pain in your legs is unbearable and the blisters on your feet are abnormal and the chaffing on your body … Continue reading 6 Mental Strategies To Help You Complete An Ultra Marathon

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You Know You’re An Ultra Runner When…

It was 2 o’clock in the morning as I ran across the state of Florida with blisters on my feet passing a set of wild coyotes while dumping a bag of flour down my pants. Yes, I’d say ultra marathons can be a unique experience. When we take any activity to its extreme, we must … Continue reading You Know You’re An Ultra Runner When…

Quick Guide: Ultra Marathon Race Day Morning

Ultra marathon race day morning can take several turns so be prepared and focused. I’ve taken the starting line with ease and I’ve taken the starting line with a shirt on backwards and a grumbling stomach. But with preparation, it can be smooth and even leveraged to your advantage. The morning brings endless possibilities where … Continue reading Quick Guide: Ultra Marathon Race Day Morning

11 Things To Consider Before Signing Up For An Ultra Marathon

Signing up for your first ultra marathon? Or maybe your first race didn’t go so well? Whether you are brand new to ultra running or you are an experienced endurance athlete, here you will find a helpful guide with 11 things to consider before signing up for an ultra marathon. There is a whole lot … Continue reading 11 Things To Consider Before Signing Up For An Ultra Marathon

7 Reasons To Make Running An Ultra Marathon Your Resolution For The New Year

As you contemplate running your first ultra marathon, you may be struck with an assortment of mixed emotions. It can certainly be a huge commitment. Choosing and attempting to break such an inconceivable barrier both physically and mentally can sure be a whole lot to swallow. But what if you took your training one run … Continue reading 7 Reasons To Make Running An Ultra Marathon Your Resolution For The New Year

10 Tricks to Keep You Motivated as an Ultra Runner

As I run into the morning before the sun rises, the streets are empty like my own personal marathon. We run through the neighborhoods beneath the moon and the stars while sharing the road with late-night taxi riders, bread trucks, and nocturnal animals. They begin to disappear as the night transforms into a new day. … Continue reading 10 Tricks to Keep You Motivated as an Ultra Runner