The Sweet Spot
AJW writes about that sweet spot on a run where you’re perfectly warmed up but not yet tired.
Revisiting Metacognitive Skills and Ultrarunning
AJW checks back in on the five metacognitive skills we use as trail runners and ultrarunners.
AJW’s Taproom 2019 in Ultrarunning Awards
The ninth-annual AJW’s Taproom Year in Ultrarunning Rankings for 2019.
Doug Latimer, Ultrarunning Icon
AJW writes about Doug Latimer’s relationship with the Western States 100.
Sometimes You’re the Windshield, Other Times the Bug
An essay about how good and bad days are natural in a lifetime of running.
With Gratitude on Thanksgiving Weekend
AJW gives thanks to members of the trail running and ultrarunning community.
What Makes a Good Comeback
AJW writes about coming back to running from his hip-resurfacing surgery.
The Strength of Repetition
AJW writes about how he gains strength from the repetitive nature of running.
Out of the Darkness
An essay about darkness and light in the fall.
Becoming a Midpacker
AJW writes about slowing down as he continues his relationship with running through the aging process.