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Ultramarathon training for beginners: Lessons learned from my first ultra

Beyond the very extreme of fatigue and distress, we may find some amounts of ease and power we never dreamed ourselves to own; sources of strength never taxed at all because we never push through obstruction. -William James I have to admit I’m no ultramarathon expert—far from it, in fact. I did my first and only ultramarathon last spring—the Ice Age Trail 50, which takes place in the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest in La Grange, Wisconsin. … Continue reading

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