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Reflections on 2020

Ok, so 2020 is at an end and I'm sure everyone is saying WTF right now. This has definitely been one of the weirder years with so much that we can't predict which definitely increased everyone's anxie...

Posted by Ryan James on 2020-12-31

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Recovery Training

One of the many overlooked parts of ultra running is recovery. For me, it is probably the hardest and my least-favorite facet of this sport. When I say that, I mean I hate recovery. I have no problem ...

Posted by Ryan James on 2020-12-27

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Training for an Ultra

What?! I wrote a training plan, I'm not even a coach. So now would be the time to throw out a note of how I'm not responsible for you following this. If you follow what I lay out here for training and...

Posted by Ryan James on 2020-12-01

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Facing My Own Dragons

Disclaimer: If you are reading this to get insight into this race because you are either on the fence about running it or are looking for a course description to better prepare you, then this is not f...

Posted by Ryan James on 2020-02-01

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Running On Nothingness

I guess I should start off with some inspirational quote about why I run, but that just wouldn’t be me. I spend a lot of time thinking about why I run and I don’t have a definite answer. It could almo...

Posted by Ryan James on 2020-01-01

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