Final Preparation

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All those little piles are bagged and tagged with ETA, splits and contents. Crew grabs the bag, gives me the small baggies inside, and administers the rest. Military. The rest of the gear. Bag of clothes. Bag of supplies. Bag of food. Run. One more time here at home. Hair cut. It says…I pity the fool! This is the test … Read More

The Race Plan

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I have covered taper, aid stations, hydration, buckles, competition, communications, nutrition, crew, pacer, recovery, gear and training plans. Only one thing left. The actual race plan! Remember when I warned you that this was going to take a while and you would be sick of me talking about this race? Yep. We are almost there. This is the last post … Read More

The Training Plan

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In my continuing look into my upcoming race, the Leadville Trail 100, today we focus on the training! I have been talking about all the other stuff that goes into this race but at the end of the day, you actually have to run the damn thing. So that means training for it. I am not going to go back … Read More

The Gear Plan

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In my continuing look into my upcoming race, the Leadville Trail 100, today we focus on the gear! Shoes Its gonna be the La Sportiva Crosslites until I can’t take it anymore. They have performed well in training and in races this season. But I do get a bit of heel wear late in the day from a lot of … Read More