Jeff Browning (aka Bronco Billy) is an endurance coach and ultra runner. He has finished over 100 ultras on four continents, and is dedicated to all things dirt — especially if it involves a summit. Find out more about his running and coaching, and be sure to join his Trail Tribe video tips at GoBroncoBilly.com.
I was 50 miles into last year’s painfully flat Antelope Island 100 Miler in Utah. While I was trying to stay on Speedgoat Karl Meltzer’s sub-15 hour course record splits, my early season fitness was a little less than desirable.