After years of running on trails in the Rocky Mountains, I'm getting my feet wet on a few east coast trails. There's always banter in the trail and ultra communities about the differences between the two regions and I look forward to exploring them first-hand. The Roaring Gap 50k was my first race of 2022 … Continue reading Roaring Gap 50k – Stone Mountain North Carolina
If you'll scroll back to episode 40 of the Beef Runner podcast, you'll see I had a conversation with Registered Dietitian Nicole Rodriguez. During that conversation, we discussed the definition of a plant-based diet and ever since then, my wheels have been turning. I've been thinking about my own diet and how choosing a stronger … Continue reading How A Plant-Based Diet Made Me A Stronger Ultrarunner
When I was a kid in junior high, I embarrassed myself at a regional track meet by falling over several hurdles. That clumsiness and a lack of patience for putting up with older guys at the gym led me to quit sports and go to work on my family's ranch every waking moment outside of … Continue reading Why would you run 100 miles?
Carrie has decided she needs to deliver a running intervention to call out – what she sees as – a crazy running addiction. For some reason, she thinks wanting to run 100 miles isn’t normal. And, of course, I disagree and know that my running adventures are completely normal for trail and ultrarunning. So we’re … Continue reading Ryan’s Running Intervention With Dairy Carrie | Over A Beer Podcast 033
Hindsight is 20/20, right? After running every race, no matter how well the day went, I can recount things that did not go as planned. Where did things go off track and start going down hill? Our mind will play tricks on us and lead us down the wrong path. It's finding a solution to … Continue reading Mind Games | Running Diligence
One of the toughest aspects of pursuing a big running goal is the mental game. I can run all day. Find the right pace, and I can cruise. But if my mind isn't in the right place, the day can become a struggle. It's all about the mental game. What you think affects how you … Continue reading Yogi Was Right | Running Diligence