This site focuses on ultrarunning, and significant amount of this site will be dedicated to running more than 100 miles. But we realize that a fair number of people are still growing their abilities and may be curious how we train. Below are some of the basics. We will post more specific training updates down the line.
Ultrarunners are used to getting a certain set of questions when sane people learn what we do for fun.
The conversation normally starts with a look a of disbelief followed by, ” … wait, how far?”
Then it progresses to the obligatory, “I don’t even like to drive that far,” to which I always reply that I don’t like to drive that far either.
Eventually, if the person is curious enough — or another runner — they ask how we train to run such long distances.