Month: January 2017

Cyprus, Travel

Staying Local: Büyük Han

This weekend we had some friends in town and decided to show them the Turkish side of Nicosia (the what?!) and some of the great things to see up there. One of our favorite spots is the Büyük Han. Instead of re-hashing information that is widely available, take this short description from Wikipedia: Büyük Han (English: Great …

50k Weekly Training Update, Training, Two Castles 50k

Two Castles 50k Training – Week 5

Week 5: January 23 – January 29, 2017 Week 5 of my 50k Ultra Training is complete, and below is my summary for the week. Links: 50k Training Plan Monday:  AM: Weights – Legs & Biceps PM: OFF Tuesday: AM: 1 hour run on treadmill (random setting, level 10/20) PM: Weights – Chest & Triceps Wednesday: AM: 30min run on treadmill & Weights …

Training, Two Castles 50k

Two Castles Mountain Ultra 50k Training Plan

The Race Check out my post for full details on the race itself. Goals My goal is simply to finish the race without needing to be airlifted off the mountain. Although 50k is considered an “entry-level ultramarathon”, this is longest distance I have ever attempted. I ran the 30k version of this race last year (my …

50k Weekly Training Update, Two Castles 50k

Two Castles 50k Training – Week 4

Week 4: January 16 – January 22, 2017 Week 4 of my 50k Ultra Training is complete, and below is my summary for the week. Links: 50k Training Plan Monday:  OFF! Was too busy having fun at the Yurts! Tuesday: AM: 5M run on treadmill while watching Netflix (love the new download feature!) & Weights – Deadlifts & …

50k Weekly Training Update, Training, Two Castles 50k

Two Castles 50k Training – Week 3

Week 3: January 9 – January 15, 2017 Week 3 of my 50k Ultra Training is complete, and below is my summary for the week. Links: 50k Training Plan Monday:  AM: 5M run on the River Trail PM: Weights – Chest & Triceps Tuesday: AM: Weights – Legs PM: OFF Wednesday: AM: 5M run on the River Trail PM: …

50k Weekly Training Update, Training, Two Castles 50k

Two Castles Ultra Training – Week 2

Week 2: January 2 – January 8, 2017 Week 2 of my 50k Ultra Training is complete, and below is my summary for the week. Links: 50k Training Plan Monday:  AM: 5M run on the River Trail PM: Weights – Chest & Triceps Tuesday: AM: Weights – Legs PM: OFF Wednesday: AM: Walking in Batumi, Georgia PM: Weights – Chest & …

50k Weekly Training Update, Training, Two Castles 50k

Two Castles Ultra Training – Week 1

Week 1: December 25 – January 1, 2017 Welcome to my first 50k Training Log! Here, I will publish a weekly summary of my training in preparation for the Two Castles 50k Ultramarathon. I expect these entries to change over time as I figure out which information is useful and what is unnecessary. For specific …

Two Castles 50k

Two Castles Mountain Ultra – Race Info

The Two Castles Mountain Ultra is a trail race hosted by the Cyprus Trail Runners in the Kyrenia Mountains of Northern Cyprus. Beginning in 2012, it has established itself as one of the most beautiful and gruelling races in Europe with racers travelling from far and wide to compete. Its name comes from the fact that …

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