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Reverse-engineering the Ultramarathon

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Virgil Crest 50 Mile

Facing the Monster

View from near the top of the Alpine Loop, at about mile 11
(The start/finish is at Hope Lake, center)

Last Saturday, September 22nd, it was finally time to face the monster. Almost a full year ago, fresh off of my first ultra finish at Oil Creek 50K and beginning to think about a challenging goal race for this year, the Virgil Crest 50M captured my imagination.