From my experience, there are three stages to every ultramarathon, one of which is why so many runners don't finish.
Here's what to expect.
They say that running an ultramarathon is 90% mental, so what does it actually take?
To me, the mental game starts before you even sign up for the race. Here are my tips for staying mentally focused and strong throughout training and race day, so you can toe the starting line with confidence.
(This is part 3 of a multi-part How to Run Your First Ultramarathon series.)