• Electro-Bites Goodbye

    Sadly we need to tell you that we will be pausing production of Electro-Bites  as of April 30, 2021. We will sell the remaining product for as long...
  • Fuel100 Electrobites Supporting 2020 Wildcat Ultra - IRL!

    We are pleased to share that the Wildcat Ultra is a go for September 5, 2020 in Pensacola, Florida and Electrobites will once again be available fo...
  • Sneaky Signs of Dehydration

    Sometimes knowing when to reach for a glass of water is a simple task. Maybe you spent the afternoon in the sun, sweating and cooking away, and you...
  • Michelle Takes on The Great Virtual Race Across Tennessee

    It sounds like the million-dollar idea began as just another “Laz” and “Durb” concept.  Laz is best known for creating the lore surrounding The Bar...
  • Keeping Consistent- Gaining Fitness in Quarantine

    Getting out of bed and getting in the miles is not the easiest thing to do on a normal day, let alone during a global pandemic. For me, going from...
  • Free Time At Home? Put It Into Recovery Instead of More Training Volume.

    You don't need to be reminded that things are different. It's pretty inescapable at this point. Humans are really great at adapting, but we are als...
  • Fueling Endurance Athletes on Low-Inflammation Diets

      When the founders of Fuel 100 dreamt up the crunchy sports nutrition that later became Electro-Bites, it was in an effort to provide something d...
  • Fuel100 Favorites To Help You Get After 2020

    One of the many great things about running is that it's an activity you can do with out a ton of "stuff". In fact, some people have proven you don...
  • Signs It May Be Time To Try An Ultra Marathon

    You have not set a road PR in 5 years Your long road run feels abusive to your body Walking is a regular a part of your weekend run Trails, trees,...
  • Fitness After 50

    For those of us over 50, there are a few things we should consider in our fitness journey. Here are my seven tips for Fitness over Fifty!
  • Facing the Bear 100

    Being Challenged In Life Is Inevitable, Being Defeated Is Optional. -Roger Crawford


    Here we go again, another year, another 100 mile race report. Ready or not …

    The Bear 100 history:

    • This was the 20th running of the race.
    • It’s a point-to-point race starting in Utah and ending in Idaho. 
    • Mix of dirty roads and technical trail. 
    • 21,000 feet of vertical gain in 100 miles.
    • Notorious for having VERY off years in weather. 
      • 2014 saw almost 12 hours of straight rain through the night with a trail of runner carnage.
      • 2016 saw tons of snow forcing the race director to cut the course in half and turning runners back home at the half mark. 
    • It was my year to test Mother Nature and that nasty Bear.

    Knowing I needed to run another 100 mile race in 2018, I teamed up with 3 friends to run something together to turn it into a fun “guys weekend”. The lunacy of another ultra adventure was afoot. A huge thanks to my amazing sponsors, Fuel 100, who have had my back through thick and thin. 

    The race filled quick, but my registration was accepted just in time. As time ticked on early in the year, one of my friends, AJ, decided to float his entry to another person and would instead come out and crew/pace rather than race (I now had a pacer and crew). Things were looking up and I was excited.

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  • Finding the Fire (Again)

    As a serious lifetime runner, I find myself in the ultimate runner’s struggle.  I can’t find a reason to get my running shoes on. I’ve tried every scheme that my extensive tool box offers.  It's odd for me because for 35+ years running has been a defining characteristic of *me.* I started running, along with my sister before being a wife and mother, before being an adult.  Through the years running was the constant.  Sure, there were times when motivation waned or life got too busy but never for very long.

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