In my first three years of ultrarunning, I learned many valuable lessons about the importance of keeping my training sustainable. Not only can an individual over-race, over-train, and not rest enough when training for ultras, but one can also improperly fuel the machine. I plan to race ultras for a long time and keep running for my entire life. The sustainable approach to training and racing takes much more patience than getting as fast as possible, as soon as possible….
Since 2010, Flora has been a proud sponsor of the Chuckanut 50k…a race that has been around for 23 years. In 2000, Flora Ambassador, Krissy Moehl, participated in the Chuckanut 50k…running her first ultra. There is something about that first ultra that holds a special pace in one’s heart…so when race founders, Doug McKeever and Richard West “retired”, Krissy wanted to ensure that this special race continued and has been coordinating it ever since with the help of many volunteers….