Just a few days now until I leave for an unexpectedly awesome US running extravaganza. The first run is the Twin Cities Marathon, and I’m being flown over for it and shown the city and the course, put up in the awesome Crowne Plaza in St. Paul, fed, watered, and shmoozed all thanks to the […]Read More Twin Cities – Medtronic Marathon – Freaking out!
Wow – what an intense weekend at Mont Blanc. Top 5 men, all Euro. Hard to know what exactly happened yet with the dust settling on bloodstained powder above 3, 000 metres. My favourite call was probably from Meghan Hicks tweeting as @iRunFar when her man and ours, Bryon, pulled the pin deep into the […]Read More UTMB OMG & Andy Bowen 33 Marathons in full swing
Despite not otherwise feeling bad, I gave up mentally. I just stopped and walked for a couple hundred meters of runnable terrain and over the next 2-3k mixed in much more walking that I had been doing over the previous 15k. It’s hard know that this defeat was almost entirely mental. – Bryon Powell, WS2011, […]Read More Bryon Powell looking back on Western States, forward to UTMB
I prefer to not have bad patches 🙂 but it is a reality of life. We have to keep moving forward even when things are tough. Ultras teach us a lot of life lessons if we are open to learning them. – Krissy Moehl, 2011 Make sure to check out the latest issue of Outer […]Read More 3 quick questions with Krissy Moehl before UTMB 2011
Faaaaark!!! Trying to finish priority task but getting bombarded by running quality this a.m. Check out this obnoxiously funny instalment from the Swear Bears. Thanks Dan, your running is ass.Read More Beer Bet – DJBLEAKMAN
O no, a thinkpiece. What about reviewing expensive waterporous socks you hate again just to make a point? Running the half-marathon today, sandwiched between questions of “how much faster can I run without throwing up before the changeover zone?” and “would I be faster at this distance in less couchy shoes?” was this much more […]Read More Running: Are Brands The New Countries?
Ultra168 is a site you should be following or subscribing too. Check out their website and/or their Tweetage. It’s 5 dudes who all bring something different to the table, but the things they all have in common are a deep love of ultrarunning and trails, enthusiasm for a good argument, and skills. So they’ve finally […]Read More Aussie UltraBeast Stu Gibson talks to Ultra168
Absolutely great article by Pat Kinsella in the latest issue of Outer Edge Magazine. Read all about the hot international and local talent that will be fighting it out up Kedumba Walls this May in what will likely be the fastest, hardest, most throwdown, drag-out, ass-kicking North Face 100 ever. Such a good read (apart […]Read More Previewing North Face 100, Sydney Blue Mountains 2011