Editor's Note: Here at Jen Raby Fitness dot com I like to maintain an air of professionalism. That being said, the story as follows is a personal account from yours truly, the certifiably insane ultra-runner, and not necessarily Jen Raby the personal trainer. There will be colorful words and rude gestures because trail runners are nothing if not brutally honest. Enjoy!
Before I’d had a chance to absent-mindedly peel off all my scabs while sitting in Atlanta traffic, before my right big toe had stopped yelling at me with every hill or stair case, before I had even had a chance to sit down and start writing this race report --
-- I found myself in front of a computer, clicking “Register” for the 2017 Barkley Fall Classic.