Ironlegs 2016 Recap

This past weekend I ran the Ironlegs 60k in Kananaskis.  It was my second official ultra (my first was the Grizzly 50k last fall).  It’s a little strange to think of it as my second ultra.  I trained all last summer for the Grizzly, it was a big deal, and it was hard.  Ironlegs was definitely hard, but my thoughts going into it were much more nonchalant.  I purposefully tried to not take it too seriously. Continue reading “Ironlegs 2016 Recap”

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Lost Soul Recon Mission

My major goal race of the fall is the Lost Soul Ultra 100k in Lethbridge.  I’ve heard so many good things about this race, and back in the winter when I registered for the race I really had no clue what I was getting myself into.  Over the last few months I’ve had a ton of advice, and descriptions of the course, everything from “It’s crazy hilly, train on steep hills and be ready to climb and descend”, to “It’s almost too runnable, be used to running trail”.  It was very obvious that I needed to see this course for myself and get some time on it.   Continue reading “Lost Soul Recon Mission”