“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. Say you’re running and you think, ‘Man, this hurts, I can’t take it anymore. The ‘hurt’ part is an unavoidable reality, but whether or not you can stand anymore is up to the runner himself.”
“You suck it up, remember why you are doing this, and keep going.” Oscars Hut2Hut is a Alpine Adventure for Autism and will have you muttering the event mantra more than once over the 100km distance ‘Just Another Fucking Climb’.
‘Endurance running is a eating contest with a bit of running thrown in for good measure.’ You are basically eating all the time in order to ingest adequate calories to see your body endure the trials and tribulations of an ultra endurance event.
The GSER 100 – as it is known – is the hardest 100 mile trail race in the Southern Hemisphere and the 5th hardest in the world based on elevation gains. 3 women sat down with Jen Brown to discuss this brutal but beautiful race. The conversation is captivating.