Category Archives: Fitness Training

When do you give up on your dreams?

You’ve seen it before, someone rising from the ashes to come back after they have been knock down for the count. This was the story in the making in Death Valley. One of the harshest environments on the Earth knocked…

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Badwater Solo Self Contained DNF

Death Valley is a brutal unforgiving place. I couldn’t adapt to the environment as I pushed too hard to make the time goal I set for myself. Ultimately pushing hard did me in, forcing me to abort the run. Months…

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Broken rib update for Badwater Solo ultramarathon

I was run through the coals on Facebook when I said that I would run Badwater solo with broken ribs and it was hotter than the blacktop in Death Valley. I was stoned and bashed for being irresponsible, even by my…

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Possible Disaster for Croix Sather’s Badwater Solo Run

It could be disaster for my Badwater Solo Ultramarathon. Just one week away it’s the kind of thing you pray doesn’t happen … happens. It was my last day to spend time with my kids before I challenge the most…

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The 12-hour Ultramarathon Training Run

On all my previous training runs, car after car go buzzing by within inches taking my life. It is not a fun way to do a training run. So today I drove 30 minutes into New York to a bike…

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Badwater Solo Training Challenges

Training for an event like the Badwater Ultramarathon, Solo or the Badwater SSC you will have challenges in your training. Things that are routine for a marathon or shorter mileage race are anything but for ultramarathons. How do you simulate…

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