The (Inaugural) Algonquin 50K: Just Keep Swimming 4

The (Inaugural) Algonquin 50K: Just Keep Swimming
I had gotten more than halfway through the race when my legs began to realize that I was not going to stop. I had been tricking them for several miles, telling them I was going to give them a break at an aid station. And they believed me. But when I passed the turn-around aid ...

Race Recap: Twisted Branch 100K Ultra 4

Race Recap: Twisted Branch 100K Ultra
I stopped. The air was still, the forest around me as quiet as a cathedral on Tuesday. The trail wound through white pine, hemlock, and maple stands that blotted out the sun and made the heat of the day feel unusually cool. I listened for the footfalls or breathing of another runner, but heard nothing. ...