You might not know this because of my utter lack of training updates this summer, but my fall goal race is just around the corner! Less than 4 weeks away! My training has been mostly good, with a bit of mid-season derailment due to my vacation, but overall I have been nailing my speed workouts … More Racing Weight + WIAW
But first a quick training recap. My week started off great: three easy runs ranging from 5 to 10 miles. I took a rest day on Thursday so I could have fresh legs for Friday’s workout: 6 miles at goal pace (7:33 average pace, just under my goal of 7:37). Unfortunately the next morning my … More Vacation Snapshots
On August 13th Kendall and I checked Oregon off our list by running the Crater Lake Rim Runs. The Rim Runs offered three distances to choose from: 6.7 miles, 13 miles, or a marathon. We went with the shortest offering. I wasn’t sure how well I would handle running at a higher elevation (the course … More Oregon: Crater Lake Rim Run
Blue sky. Blue lake. Green trees. Mountains. This vacation has been pretty good to me so far. See you next week!
I have a confession to make: I’ve missed all of my scheduled runs this week and am doing my best not to feel even slightly guilty about it. It seems that every day in the few free hours between a work and sleep I have had about 5 things I want to get done and … More A lesson in time management
I had 16 miles on my schedule for Sunday and made plans to join my friend Ty for 12 of those miles. I knew that once Ty was done running, I would also want to stop running, so I headed to the park early to get a few miles done before she got there. I … More Accidental Race Bandit
It’s hard to believe that July has already come and gone. I have mixed feeling about this because I’m so very tired of every single run being hot and humid, but I also don’t want summer to end. As I can’t slow down time I’m just going to celebrate the fact that there is only … More July Training