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I'm the lazy ultrarunner. I really like running races, but only halfway like training for them. I really prefer to run on trail, but I'm usually too lazy to drive to one.
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Indiana Trail 100 Race Report by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon So this race was Indiana's first 100 mile race; very exciting! I was so impressed with how well everything went. They had awesome aid stations, great volunteers ... Read on »
Fat Ass (FA) 50k (50 mile) "Race" Report by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon This was my first FA run; loved it. So generous of people to volunteer their time/money to help us out and to provide all of the fixins! This run took place on the course wh ... Read on »
Louisville Lovin' The Hills 50k by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon I typically don't like paying for 50ks either (I'm cheap, I guess) but this race is actually one I would do again. It was awesome to do everything in one day- drive two hour ... Read on »
Tecumseh Marathon Race Report by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon This was my first FA run; loved it. So generous of people to volunteer their time/money to help us out and to provide all of the fixins! This run took place on the course w ... Read on »
Mohican Trail Run 100 M Race Report by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon Nope- no finish. I'm hoping that was my last 100 mile Mohican attempt; I'm 0/3. I don't know what happened to me- Chris and I stayed together through about mile 63 then he ... Read on »
Land Between the Lakes (LBL) 50 mi Race Report by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon It was another great run this year at LBL . Met up with Bryan and we ran half of it together. Beautiful weather in the 60s and just beautiful scenery. My main goal was just ... Read on »
Rouge Orleans 126.2 Race Report by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon Made it 118 of the 126.2 miles, dangit. I'm pretty disappointed on how it all panned out at the end but oh well; next year, I guess. The ... Read on »
Weekly Mileage Recap 2012 by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon cleaning up side bar.. January Total: 77 1/1-1/9: 36 1/10-1/16: 26 1/17-1/23: 15 1/24-1/30: 0 February Total: 97 1/31-2/610 2/7-2/13: 50 2/14-2/20: 3 2/21-2/2 ... Read on »
Daily Workouts Recap 05/11-12/11 by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon cleaning up side bar.. January Total: 77 1/1-1/9: 36 1/10-1/16: 26 1/17-1/23: 15 1/24-1/30: 0 February Total: 97 1/31-2/610 2/7-2/13: 50 2/14-2/20: 3 2/21-2/ ... Read on »
OPSF Ultra 50/50 Race Report by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon This story starts out medium-good and then ends with a sad personal pity party. My mom told me that her coworker's husband, Jay, was running the OPSF 50 mi race in Spen ... Read on »
Malibu Canyon Trail Run 50k Race Report by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon I went out to Santa Barbara, CA last Friday to visit my new cute little nephew and got to fit in a 50k race in Malibu last Sunday. The race consisted of a 15.5 mi loop that ... Read on »
DWD Hell 50M Race Report by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon I'll keep this report short. I didn't know how this race would turn out having come right out from Woodstock a couple of weeks ago but this race turned out to be the best ... Read on »
Woodstock Hallucination 100 Mi Race Report by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon Finally another one in the book! Bernie and I drove to MI last Friday afternoon, we met up with Bryan (poor Chris couldn't make it) and we started the race at 4pm. I finish ... Read on »
Canal Runs With Bernie by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon Bernie's in town so I was finally forced to actually go out and run straight miles (vs ultimate frisbee). He's been reminding me each week that Hallucination keeps getting ... Read on »
DWD- Devil's Lake Pics by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon Pics from the recent race this year, thanks to Chris and Bernie Read on »
DWD Devil's Lake 50M Race Report by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon Last year I ran this race and thought it wasn't that much fun. It was hot and hilly and I was tired. I somehow finished it in 11:07 and I remember being really disappointe ... Read on »
Latest Workouts/ Races by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon Yesterday was the first day back at running since Mohican . I ran 4.25 miles in the morning, did Zumba in the afternoon, and then another 1.75 miles to call it six for the ... Read on »
Mohican 100 Mile Race Report by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon 0/2 on Mohican attemps, darnit! Bernie and I made it 71 miles; I think we stopped after 18 or 19 hours. Mohican is hard!!!! I don't know if I'll ever finish it. I'll try my ... Read on »
No Training... by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon Man, no matter how many months in-between races I go I'm on a continuous "tapering" schedule. I've only run a few times since Gnaw Bone and Mohican is sooo close. I've bee ... Read on »
3 Cardio and 3 Showers by Clara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon Today was cardio-mania! Woke up at 4:50am and did P90x's Plyo, then showered. Went to work and did Beachbody's Insanity at 12pm, then showered. On way home from work I sto ... Read on »