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"Able to function despite imminent catastrophe"
"To obtain the air that angels breathe you must come to Tahoe"--Mark Twain
"The most common question from potential entrants is 'I do not know if I can do this' to which I usually answer, 'that's the whole point'.--Paul Charteris, Tarawera Ultramarathon RD.
√ Javelina Jundred Jalloween 2015
Cruel Jewel 50 mile May 2016
Western States 100 June 2016
The Year of the Monkey
I'm running somewhere tomorrow. It's going to be beautiful. I can't wait.
You might find this thread interesting. It's sort of related to your question. You may also find it painfully boring. You decide.
Thanks everyone, keep 'em coming!
Yes JK, I know about that thread (read carefully, and you'll see I am in there too), and it's the reason I started this thread.
In order to come up with an algorithm for a course difficulty rating, it would be good to have some races on both ends of the spectrum to test the algorithm against. That why I asked the question...
To think just today
I've got a fever...
On your deathbed, you won't wish that you'd spent more time at the office. But you will wish that you'd spent more time running. Because if you had, you wouldn't be on your deathbed.
Run like a kid again!
The voice of mile 18
Tri Rule #1 of Triathlon Training/Racing - If Momma ain't happy nobody is happy
heard steamtown and philly are. I've done philly 3 times and am frightfully slow - it must be the course not my lack of training