My Pet Rat Died, and Other Reasons I Cannot Do PE Today

Of all the days I spent in Elementary PE, I actually only remember two. The first began with an attempt to impress the most athletic kid in the class (who was also my… Continue reading

Taper Cramps and Tape Worms

So yesterday was the big day; the 50k I spent five months and countless hours preparing for. It was not only a physical test, but a test of what I know about training… Continue reading

Running Through the Woods with a Ham Sandwich

When I first decided to run an ultra marathon, I was not bothered by the 32 mile distance nor the 6700 feet of climbing. The idea of all trails thrilled me, and the… Continue reading