To Ultra or Not to Ultra? That is the Question.

Just came back from an informational meeting about training for the HAT Run. The HAT Run ( is a 50K trail ultramarathon in Maryland and it’s on my bucket list. There are only 500 spots, so entry to the race is by lottery only.

I really wanted to do an ultra in 2013, but it wasn’t in the cards for me, so I’m really anxious about running one in 2014. There are several reasons NOT to train for an ultra: Continue reading