About eric senseman

Hello, I’m Eric. 25-year-old ultra runner, journalist, philosopher, vegan, coffee enthusiast + traveler currently residing in Flagstaff, Arizona. I am an avid running journalist with over a dozen publications at iRunFar.com and UltraRunning Magazine.

September 2013

Colorado Cruisin’

By |September 9th, 2013|

After a splendid three weeks in Flagstaff and several hundred miles of running (many of those with Brian Condon), Condon and I traveled northeast into […]

August 2013

Running the Grand Canyon

By |August 22nd, 2013|

UPDATE: Coincidentally, an article at Running Times about running the Grand Canyon was posted on the same day that I originally published this post. The […]

Flagstaff Running (July, Part 2)

By |August 9th, 2013|

Below is a sometimes detailed, and sometimes sparse, account of my daily runs in and around Flagstaff during the second half of July. I was […]

July 2013

Heat Wave (July, Part 1)

By |July 19th, 2013|

I spent the first part of July working in Illinois and, while the high temperatures this year paled in comparison to last year, it got […]

Summer Lovin’ (June In Review)

By |July 2nd, 2013|

The summer is a busy time for ultrarunners. In many cases, summer is the season of racing, and that shouldn’t come as a surprise, since […]

June 2013

06/17 – 06/23

By |June 26th, 2013|

A quick training update:

Monday (June 17): off
Tuesday (June 18): AM 9 miles, 20 x 200m @ 36 – 39 seconds, 120m jog between repeats; PM […]

06/10 – 06/16

By |June 17th, 2013|

The first serious week of a long (2.5 month) training block started this week. Here goes:

Monday (June 10): PM 6 miles, :43, starting the week […]

May 2012 vs. May 2013 (and YTD)

By |June 10th, 2013|

The month of May in 2013 was slow: I logged the fewest miles of any month so far in 2013 (211 miles). In contrast, May […]

Race Report: TNF-DC 50 mile

By |June 4th, 2013|

Result: 2nd, 6:50:10 (full results here)
*A bit of press from the Running Times here.

Sometimes it’s best to abandon expectations, for expectations are rarely realized. This […]

May 2013

Trails, Races, and (no more) Injuries…

By |May 30th, 2013|

…Oh my!

1. Trails. Every ultrarunner I know loves the trails, and I’m certainly no exception. Madison is a tough place to live when it comes […]