Top 5 Reasons to Become a Long-Distance Runner
Running long is becoming more popular. People are discovering there are races past the marathon distance, called an ultra marathon, or the more cooler term, "ultras."
Why on earth would someone want to run for five, seven, twenty-seven hours in one race? Are these people just pain lovers? Well, not usually, but sometimes there is usually some pain involved in a long ultra. Why do I like to compete at the distance longer than the marathon, from the 50K to 100 mile races? Here are my top 5 reason why I like long runs, and you may, too.
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