Suzy Slane is an open book.
She’s open about the good, the bad, and the ugly of daily life and running, and our chat today covers all of that and then some.
Running an Ultra With Nary a Clue
Suzy has fallen in love with the 50 mile distance, even though she’s only raced that distance once.
The fact that she’s only run 50 miles once (and only one other ultra distance event in general) and she loves the distance was a bit of a surprise to me, but her reasoning makes sense.
When she ran her 50 miler, Suzy finished as the 3rd female and qualified to represent Canada at the Commonwealth games.
With that type of success in a race, I can see why 50 miles has a special place in Suzy’s heart.
The other reason that she enjoyed her 50 mile race so much is the different vibe that is present in the ultra running community. Suzy felt at home with the ultra runners, whether she’s raced lots of ultras or not. Read more