A from-the-archives 2008 post on Olympic marathoner Magdalena Boulet of Oakland, who is rising on the ultra racing scene and will race Boston on Monday.
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If you’re feeling injured, dumpy and grumpy, then watching a video of someone like Anna Frost might make you feel worse. Or it could be just the thing to transport you to a better place. I clicked through to watch it reluctantly, aware the episode could stir as much jealousy and cynicism as escapism and […]
How a disappointing day turned worthwhile after all.
My legs cramped, toes bruised, gut blew up and skin chafed over the 50 miles. My mind sunk into a funk of negativity and aimlessness, but strong running and a steely determination book-ended those dark middle miles. Throughout this past week, I pondered questions about what went right and wrong, reflecting on how much I […]
My thoughts the day before attempting The North Face Endurance Challenge 50M (gulp).