The Golden Ultra Full Pint: Day 1, BLOOD Vk

Cover photo: Bryan Ting Going into race weekend, I had this illusion the Vk would be my “easy” day. I thought I could simply hike it as a warm-up for the coming days without expending too much effort. Man, was I wrong. Or at least, uncharacteristically naive. I should know myself better than that, and … Continue reading The Golden Ultra Full Pint: Day 1, BLOOD Vk

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5 Unconventional Ways to Enjoy your First 50k: A Chuckanut Recap

There is a lot of information out there on how to successfully train for and complete your first ultra or 50k. But what about actually enjoying it? You can read all about training plans and gear, and hear everyone's two cents on what to do and what not to do. In thinking about my race … Continue reading 5 Unconventional Ways to Enjoy your First 50k: A Chuckanut Recap

A blissful run on a new path

Today I had one of those awesomely blissful runs where I could have just kept running into the sunset (figuratively of course, since it was only 2pm). I'm not sure why it had me feeling so good, but I think there could be many reasons: 1. Last week was a recovery week, so I should … Continue reading A blissful run on a new path