http://ajwellman.blogspot.com/2012/08/leadville-100-race-report.html

In short, I had a good, but not terrific day.  I am looking forward to taking another shot at sub-25 hours someday.

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Comment by brendan wild on August 29, 2012 at 4:24pm

great read, well done Andrew

Comment by Andrew Wellman on August 29, 2012 at 6:48am
Brendan -
I put a link to my full race report in the initial post, here it is again: http://ajwellman.blogspot.com/2012/08/leadville-100-race-report.html

I started running ultras 18 months ago, so I guess you could say I trained for 18 months. In that span, I ran several 50 milers and dozens of 20 - 30 mile runs. My formal training plan was 24 weeks long and started in March of this year.

AJ
Comment by brendan wild on August 29, 2012 at 1:24am

That's great Andrew, very impressive for your first 100. How long have you been training for a 100? Have you done a full race report somewhere?

cheers brendan

Comment by Andrew Wellman on August 28, 2012 at 2:43pm

Lori - Not sure yet.  I don't think I will do LT100 next year.  I think I need a year off of that -- but I think I will probably do it again at some point.  The only 100 I am considering is the WS100 if I get through the lottery.  If not, maybe try to run some 50s to improve on my 50 mile PR.

Comment by Lori Enlow on August 28, 2012 at 12:05pm
Sounds like you had a pretty awesome day! Consider dancing there again now that you set the bar? Pretty impressive first go around, esp being first 100. Now it's even more challenging maybe? Can I do better? What if I went back and did worse? Inciting?
Comment by Andrew Wellman on August 28, 2012 at 6:25am
Brendan -
I hope I didn't give the impression I was unhappy with my time. I am grateful for the whole experience. I finished in 26 hours and 45 minutes.

AJ
Comment by brendan wild on August 28, 2012 at 3:51am

But you did finish, from some of the race reports I've read finishing is terrific- what was your time?

cheers brendan

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