I have run at the Born to Run event for the last four years - 100k in 2011 and 2012, then 100 miles in 2013 and 2014. This year it will be 200 miles.
The course consists of a 10-mile pink loop and a 10-mile yellow loop - do both of these 10 times consecutively to claim the 200 mile finish.
Assuming I finish the 200 mile course this year, I will have run over 520 miles on this ranch in the last 5 years. That's a lot of loops!
|Born to Run Ranch|
|Trail at Born to Run|
When I told my kids I was running 200 miles this week, they did not really blink - the oldest was more preoccupied by the fact that I am missing their end-of-year talent show, which I already feel pretty crappy about.
They did let me know that 200 miles is not really that much, however, and 300 miles might be a more lofty goal, or even 1000.
I like the way these kids think.