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Rob M ran: Yes, this was a 'GREA...
- 50 miles
- 10:47 time
- 12:56 pace
- 10857 calories
Yes, this was a 'GREAT' run upon reflection after the race, but during the race this was one of those high-low-high-low-high kind of days. There is a lot to unpack from this experience, and unless you run ultras (I mean this in the nicest way!) it is hard to explain or understand all the little things that become challenges when you are on your feet for 10+ hours (or longer!
Bottom line - I lowered my PR for a trail 50 mile by nearly an hour, which is awesome, but trust me, the day was not totally awesome and by no means did I feel I was going to have the perfect day... and it wasn't the perfect day. Blog post to follow.