Race Report: Cross Florida Route 40 Romp 2017

The Cross Florida Route 40 Romp was a 116-mile exceptionally painful yet uniquely gratifying journey. The repetitive uphill running, radical temperature changes, constant vehicle traffic, bear warning signs, random wild coyotes, excessive pavement pounding, and the exclusion of aid stations set the stage for one gutsy endurance extravaganza. It pushed my physical being to new heights and … Continue reading Race Report: Cross Florida Route 40 Romp 2017

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

Patapsco Valley 50K: Running Cold with a Cold

If there's one thing we learn from ultra running it's how to focus on possibilities instead of limits, achieving beyond what makes common sense and running into the unknown. We run with confidence to continuously move up those mountains, reaching the top only to find higher mountains and more possibilities. Although I've ran the 50K distance … Continue reading Patapsco Valley 50K: Running Cold with a Cold