Out of the Ordinary: Brazos Bend 100 Race Report

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from UltraRunnerMama I don’t have a camper van. I don’t live in the mountains. My ability to post aspirational tales about epic international travel and adventures is limited. Not only am I not a Hardrocker, or a UTMB-er, but I

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Beware The Chair: My C&O Canal 100 Miler Race Report

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from UltraRunnerMama Ultrarunners warn, Beware The Chair. When you sit down mid-race, it sure can be hard to get back up.  After Saturday though, I have a new perspective. Me and the chair, it’s a love/hate thing. C&O Canal is

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Spring Trail Races: Black Canyon 100k, Land Between the Lakes 60k, Yamacraw 50k

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from Ms. Adventures of an Ultrarunner BLACK CANYON 100K – 2/18/17: I decided to go to Black Canyon to get my Western States qualifier out of the way and enjoy some nice warm weather after being in Indiana for the winter.

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Mind Over Matter: Mad City USATF 100k Road National Championship and IAU Americas Continental Championship Race Report

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from UltraRunnerMama Saturday March 18, text to my coach: I’m going to pull out of Mad City. I’m not in a place mentally or physically to run a hard 100k. When running, which is normally my stress release, becomes the

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Comrades 2016: Not Just a Race

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from Ms. Adventures of an Ultrarunner I have run the Boston Marathon and the New York City Marathon and crowd support was crazy at those races. However, Comrades spectators take cheering to a whole new level! Comrades is not just

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Mad City 100k National Championship!

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from Traci Falbo | Ultrarunner Hard Work Pays Off! One of my two goals for 2016 was to qualify for the 100k team. I have never been super fast and was nervous if I could get my legs spinning quick

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