Why Would You Ever Do That: My Noble Canyon 50k Race Report

When I tell people that I ran 31 miles the other week, the overwhelming reaction is: “Why on earth would you do that?” To be totally honest, I’ve probably laced up my running shoes a total of 10 times in the past year. That’s why it was such a stupid/hilarious/ridiculous idea to sign up for a … More Why Would You Ever Do That: My Noble Canyon 50k Race Report

Trust the Universe, but Call Your Mom Anyways (The Ultramarathon Saga pt. 3)

Part Three: Chipotle and Wildflowers This is the final installment of my stupidly long story of Matt’s Ultramarathon and the ensuing chaos surrounding it. If you haven’t read parts 1 and 2, you can catch up here: Part 1: https://marglink.com/2015/06/10/sleep-deprivation-and-oreos-aka-the-ultramarathon-saga-pt-1/ Part 2: https://marglink.com/2015/06/12/bloody-but-unbowed-the-ultramarathon-saga-pt-2/ I’m writing this on an airplane as I head home from DC, so forgive … More Trust the Universe, but Call Your Mom Anyways (The Ultramarathon Saga pt. 3)

Sleep Deprivation and Oreos (AKA: The Ultramarathon Saga Pt. 1)

It’s Tuesday, and I’m just now sitting down to write about the beautiful and bizarre weekend that just wrapped up yesterday (yes, Monday counts as a weekend day if you take the day off from work. More on that later). It was chaotic and emotional and hard and fun. Here’s what happened: The alarm woke … More Sleep Deprivation and Oreos (AKA: The Ultramarathon Saga Pt. 1)