Tag: training

The Serious Training Begins! (Training for AR50)

Today, it is 3 months till that big race that I have to do again, because I failed to complete it last year. Yes, it is the American River 50 mile run.  To other ultra runners, this is probably just another race for them.  To me, this IS the race of the year.   (Okay, to

Training run and mishap!

Today, I ran with Claudia, up PG&E and Black Mtn. This was my opportunity to practice downhill running, so I tried my best to run quickly but carefully going downhill. On the way down, after Black Mtn but before the bottom, 8 miles into a 13 mile run, I fell to the ground. I tripped on some