How to make your legs hate you

“Don’t stop now, you’re almost to the top.” The doom of many a cyclist, and certainly me today. I don’t normally blog about my specific workouts, but today I surprised myself. Sometimes, ignorance is definitely bliss, and I’m glad I didn’t see this elevation profile until I got home:  

@PCTR Race: Woodside 50km Ultramarathon

On March 26, 2011, Pacific Coast Trail Runs (@pctr) hosted the Woodside Trail Run, including distances from 10km to 50km. My best friend, Nat, joined me for her first ever Ultra-marathon, and she couldn’t have picked worse weather to attempt her first 50km (31.07mile) distance. The weather in San Francisco had been raining for about a week, and on the …