Wednesday, January 19, 2011

New Year, New Race Season, New Blog

So with the new year, I officially start my first year of being an Ultra Runner.  I have run a few in the past, my first being a 50k race in 2007.  After that run I pretty much dropped out of running and did not pick it up again till 2010.  2010 was a great reintroduction into running and  Ultra running. I completed 2 50k races.  But I still don't consider my self a true Ultra runner.  This year I am going to change that.

50miles is often considered by Ultra runners to be the the shortest true Ultra distance.  Even though anything over the 26.2mile Marathon distance can be considered an Ultra. So I am going to push myself to get my weekly mileage up and get through a number of 50k distance races/runs with completing the VT50 in September as my Ultra goal for the year.  

So thats it, my first post to my blog.