Register | Login
Attackpoint - performance and training tools for orienteering athletes

Discussion: Sounds

in: kgeisen; kgeisen > 2017-10-07

Oct 10, 2017 3:54 AM # 
rocky33:
Terrible but awesome in that way endurance racing can be. Congrats on your finish!
Advertisement  
Oct 10, 2017 8:23 PM # 
kgeisen:
Definitely. And while I did myself no favors with such limited training going into what i knew was a super tough event, I'm glad to at least have made progress on the mental toughness front. 50 miles of similar wind at Dirty Kanza was enough to make me drop, this time it only made me cry. ;-)
Oct 11, 2017 12:08 AM # 
abiperk:
Ha, your report was enticing enough to make me google the race and think about adding it to the calendar next year :)

Nice work pushing through in those tough conditions.
Oct 11, 2017 12:40 AM # 
silkychrome:
great job SuperKate!!!
Oct 11, 2017 1:07 AM # 
kgeisen:
You totally should, Abby! It’s definitely challenging, and the RS is a super cool, totally badass woman.
Oct 11, 2017 1:30 AM # 
ebuckley:
I'll admit I didn't read your DK report, but the quote about quitting is just about the best thing I've read all year. So glad you reposted it!
Oct 11, 2017 3:44 AM # 
Yvonne:
OMG - loved your blog post! Especially the part about how do you look at Sarah and say "It was hard, so I quit". A bunch of times during the race I thought about how much she endured to finish RAAM and knew a few more hours of discomfort to finish Spotted Horse was mandatory.

Great job out there!!
Oct 12, 2017 1:32 AM # 
bill_l:
Great report. Congrats on finishing!
Oct 12, 2017 7:48 PM # 
StrongMachine:
Inspiring report, Kate! I have definitely had escapist thoughts of self-harm during some of my ultras...

Please login to add a message.