That's right 100 miles, you weren't seeing things.  To quote my wonderful, supportive wife "I hope you are going to train for this!!!"  Yes dear I am going to train.  And in that spirit, here is my tenative race schedule leading up to my 100 mile race:

5 August 2012 Port Gamble Trail Half Marathon, Port Gamble, WA

13 October 2012 Defiance 50k, Tacoma, WA

April 2013 Lumberjack 50 Mile Race, Port Gamble WA

August 2013 Cascade Crest 100, Easton, WA

 

There might be a few more races here and there depending on finances, time etc.  I know the Cool Impossible is still in a state of uncertainty, so I decided to grab the bull by the horns and start now (I am 5'9" 223 lbs so I need to get into a somewhat svelte racing shape).  If I get into the Cool Impossible great, if not, then I still have a goal to work towards.  Also been reading Scott Jurek's, Rich Roll's books as well as "Running Through the Wall: Personal Encounters With The Ultramarathon" for inspiration.  I will keep everyone updated on my training as well as I can.  I am currently working towards the Port Gamble Half and Defiance 50k using Eric's marathon training program.  If you dare to fail, fail gloriously!!!! 

 

 

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