This weekend I have another 50 miler...the TARC Fall Classic. The weekend past Bob and I spent a very humid day at the VT50 MTN bike race & ultra. In two weekends I have the Farm to Farm ultra 50 miler in Freeport Maine.
Three weeks of 50 milers...
I am feeling pretty good!
I try to spend at least one day a week doing Vinyasa yoga which really helps with my shoulder issues left over from my days as an endurance racer aka Death Racer. Crossfit 3 times a week along with my running keeps me very busy. I remember the days when I could train every day and on weekends have a double.
At 48 that is just not prudent (or possible lol).
I enjoy my ultra running now more then ever since I am not competitive. I do well in my age group but I no longer care about finishing in the top ten or holding records for endurance events. I have been so far outside of that world I honestly don't know who's who in the world of ultra and endurance racing anymore.
I like my world...
I like teaching,
scavenging for cool stuff,
my organic garden,
making furniture with my husband,
doing the 4,000 with Finn the Wonder Dog.
I like feeling busy, useful, healthy, happy...
I like to leave the world a better place each day by adding
I like to pick up trash
I like to recycle
I like to give people things
and receive a smile in return...
Choose simplicity, light, laughter, love, kindness
These things have the greatest power to change the world....