Bonk & Buckle
Bonk & Buckle
ultrarunning journal

Bonk & Buckle

Bonk & Buckle is an online journal showcasing people and stories from the sport of ultrarunning.

Bonk: to experience sudden, severe fatigue during strenuous activity.
Buckle: the common award received after finishing 100 miles.

The lows and highs… and everything in between.

Bonk & Buckle author John Budge at the Cayuga Trails 50 Mile  (Photo: Steven Gorgos)

Bonk & Buckle author John Budge at the Cayuga Trails 50 Mile (Photo: Steven Gorgos)

John Budge

John is a screenwriter, playwright, actor and journalist. He earned his BFA in Acting from the University of Montana and MFA in Playwriting from Brooklyn College.

An avid ultrarunner, John’s interests also include baking sourdough bread, gardening and Seattle Mariners baseball. It is said that his years of enduring pain as a Mariners fan have translated directly into making him a natural suffer-loving ultrarunner.  

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