Tag Archives: ultrarunning

Running with ultrarunning legend Scott Jurek

  Ultramarathoning superstar Scott Jurek was the keynote speaker Sunday for the Fort Wayne Track Club’s annual banquet, and while he was in town he led an untimed fun run at Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne. Talk about a nice guy. Jurek … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

50-mile recap: Duct tape, a snake and a 911 call

Shoe rotation + duct tape = no blisters The most amazing thing about Saturday’s 50-mile run/walk is that we didn’t get any blisters. None. Zero. We think this is because we changed shoes every 10 miles and put duct tape … Continue reading

Posted in running, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

40-mile fail — or 50-mile feat?

Traci and I fell 40 miles short in our quest to complete a 90-mile run/walk on Saturday. Those last five miles I was hobbling on a swollen ankle* and Traci could no longer straighten her knee. Fretting about a possible … Continue reading

Posted in running, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Here goes — hope the turkey buzzards don’t get us!

  Traci took this cell-phone pic a while back of a tree full of turkey buzzards scanning the Wabash River for “drift meat” (Bob’s term). At the time, we joked that they might also have been watching the River Greenway … Continue reading

Posted in running, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Gearing up for Indiana’s 1st 100-mile race

If you look at ultrarunners like Scott Jurek and Dean Karnazes and think “I could never do that,” then take a look at Chad Ware. Chad looks like an ordinary mortal, and he’s performed like one in various events where … Continue reading

Posted in running, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment