Where is JFK 50 miler?
The JFK 50 Mile or the JFK 50 Mile Memorial is an ultramarathon that takes place annually in Washington County, Maryland, United States. The first race was held on 30 March 1963, one of numerous 50-mile (80 km) races that year.
Who won the JFK 50 miler?
At the 57th annual JFK 50 Mile on Saturday, the 25-year-old from Chattanooga, Tenn., boldly shot to the early lead. And most impressively, he never let go of it. In his debut 50-miler, at the nation’s oldest and largest ultramarathon, Ruhling prevailed in 5 hours, 38 minutes and 11 seconds for the No.
How do I train for a 50 mile race?
Aspiring 50 mile runners should begin their training with a solid running base, feeling comfortable running long runs over 20 miles, and should be regularly running 35-40 mile weeks while remaining injury free. You should also be prepared to run upwards of 50-70 miles per week across five days of workouts.
Can I run a 50 mile race?
Yes, you could run 50 miles without training… but it’s not recommended. Unless you’re already an elite athlete with a solid endurance base, it’s unlikely that you’ll make it to the end of a 50 miler without training. If you do, you probably won’t have had a very enjoyable time on your long run.