Category: Running

  • Just a Bunch of Hippies on the Trails: The Bear 100 Pace and Support Crew

    Just a Bunch of Hippies on the Trails: The Bear 100 Pace and Support Crew

    Many ultra-runners choose to have a team of crew members and pacers to help them make it through the long miles.  Crew members often meet the runner several times during the race and can provide gear, food, and hydration, as well as mental and emotional support along the course.  Pacers are individuals who are not […]

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  • Why would I want to run 100 miles?

    I always enjoy the responses of people (runners and non-runners, alike) when they hear about ultra-marathons.  Most people understand the lure of the half marathon and marathon distances.  When you tell someone that you are training for a half marathon or a marathon they are often impressed, and frequently share their own story or personal […]

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  • My History of Running

    My History of Running

    On August 27, 1997 I came home from my first day of high school, put on my running shoes, and ran out the door.  Until that day I had never cared much for running.  I was a fast kid, but even I thought that the mile run in gym class was the greatest form of […]

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