29 Sep '17, 10am

A Do-It-Yourself 100-Mile Run

Last weekend, I ran 100 miles across Shenandoah National Park to celebrate my 50th birthday. It was the first time I had run 100 miles on my own and not as part of an organized event. It was quite fun and got me thinking about the whole idea of a do-it-yourself 100-mile run. While many of us are enamored, rightfully so, with some of the iconic races in our sport, there is something elegantly simple about just going out there and banging out 100 miles on your own. As I’ve reflected on the experience, I’ve thought about the three key components of a successful DIY 100 miler. So, for those of you who might want to try one of these yourself, here is my advice with a little reporting from my experience sprinkled in:

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