It’s hard to believe that Leadville was only his 3rd hundred miler, and that’s what makes it so fascinating. Rob is learning to run them well–along with many of us–but happens to be a few levels above the average runner in terms of ability. To say the least.
At Leadville this year, he ran through some dark spots, considered DNFing, took a wrong turn, and dealt with extreme pain, but eventually gutted it out and came out victorious.
In this interview we talk about his training, his recovery, his job, what races are on his calendar for next year, who the hell runs RobKrarsBeard and which workout really knocks him into shape.
TheNorthFace Endurance Challenge in Park City we talked about.
The beer I was drinking during the interview. I had the Grisette.
Here’s the contest I talked about at the end.
Here’s the Po Boy sandwich that Rob’s wife makes him.