How to Run 100 Miles: A Total Amateur’s Guide

Pain, suffering, persistence, and glory – everything it takes to run a 100-mile race.

The Run Rabbit Run 100 winds 102.9 miles through Steamboat Springs, Colo. And prior to last year, Brendan Leonard of had never run a 100-mile ultra-marathon. By his own admission, he wasn’t what you’d call a “naturally talented runner.”

So he documented his experience. The. Whole. Way. Through.

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Kudos to Leonard on completing the grueling race and sharing the adventure. It gets us excited to lace up those shoes and get ready for the summer trail runs right around the corner.

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