mountain running, trail running, ultra running, hiking, colorado, indian peaks wilderness, niwot ridge, altitude, boulder
Trail Running

Real talk, and I don’t mean that hilarious R. Kelly video*

Like stress, a certain level of comparison is healthy, but go a hair beyond that and it quickly turns toxic. Comparison used as a tool to assign value is the real culprit.

ultramarathon, trail runner, mount hood, trail running, ultrarunning, pacific crest trail, pct, endurance running
Trail Running

That time I ran 50 miles

So – what happens after mile 30? Does a secret door open up to a magical universe where fairies ride on the tips of unicorn horns, the secrets of life whispering forth from the flap, flap, flap of their wings? Nope. It was pretty much just more running and more pain and more joy.