"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
Run until the trail runs out.
The pain that hurts the worse is the imagined pain. One of the most difficult arts of racing is learning to ignore the imagined pain and just live with the present pain (which is always bearable.) - Jeff
Sounds like a lot of fun... I probably won't make it this year but I'll look for it next year. Good luck!
Nashville Dog Runner
While I have been training on hilly trails, I haven't upped my my mileage. I've gotten in many runs, ranging from 7-12 miles, but haven't done much more. This is my very first trail marathon, but my seventh overall. Any advice?