Author Archives: jenster

Jenster and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Race – Holston River 100 RR

It’s been a while and I’ve been up to no good. Running hasn’t been very enjoyable this year (other than a few marathons in March) and I haven’t felt like sharing my misery. But I’ll share this miserable run because it’s 100 frickin miles and you gotta share that ish. On paper, the race seemed so […]

Javelina Jundred (Jenster’s Jalloween Jundo)

WTF are you doing? I lost track of how many times I asked myself this question. From the moment I hit submit on UltraSignup to the middle of the night in that dark desert in Arizona and every step in between…WTF, Jen??? Obviously I said it a lot because there were a lot of steps […]

RR: HINSON LAKE 24 HOUR – PR PR PR!!!

For the FOURTH year in a row, I get to use the same title. I LOVE THIS RACE! How much do I love this race? Take a peak at my 2012 Race Report: Oh. My. Goodness. If I die tomorrow, I hope I’ve done enough good in the world to have this be where I end up. It’s […]

A case of the Mondays

I had plenty of reasons to skip my Monday Night run: A half marathon on Sunday. Sure it was with a friend at a comfortable pace. But it was hilly and I don’t care how many ultras I finish…there is nothing pansy about 13.1 (actually 13.34 because I can’t run a tangent to save my […]

The 4th of July Adventures of Gustav the Trail Running Piñata

FACT: More people have climbed Mt Everest than piñatas have pretty much done anything.* This is the story of one piñata’s adventures in the NC mountains (really big hills to you west coasters) *The statement is on the internet now so it must be true It all started one 4th of July, when two Rasians […]

Quote of the Week – 4/6

Because you should trust the choices of people who choose to run ultramarathons. Ian Chillag, reviewing pizza flavored gu Actually, we just eat real pizza….

Quote of the Week – 3/23

This is starting to hurt. Niki, at mile 97 of her first 100 Miler (Sub 24!)