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  • The Mental and Physical Benefits of Ultramarathon Training

    There are many mental and physical benefits when it comes to running. For U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Paul Gesl, Space Launch Delta 30 30th Staff Judge Advocate, training for an ultramarathon has given him the time to focus on his physical performance as well as his mental resiliency. “When I’m prepping for a race, I normally build up to run more than 70 miles a week, and sometimes more than 80,” said Gesl. “I end up doing a lot of problem solving while running.”
  • Their race to resiliency

    On April 12-13, 2019, six determined members affiliated with Vandenberg Air Force Base participated in the So Cal Ragnar Relay Ultramarathon in Huntington Beach, Calif. Each member of the six-man team had to run anywhere from 26 to 36 miles of the Ragnar Relay to complete approximately 200 miles, with the race lasting overnight.
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