pace + distance // effort + time

Heading into the eye of the storm itself for my mile splits and a little scerd... This elusive idea of pace and distance/effort and time has sparked interest into further exploration for me. I, like many others, am near obsessed with my pace and hitting a whole round number mile. 4.99 is not 5 ha! … Continue reading pace + distance // effort + time

inspired//strength training

It's all about the long run for me. I sometimes dread/have anxiety before speed work and hill work and other exercises even though I always feel great afterwards. But the long run.. woooh! Especially if it's on a trail or beautiful back country road... that was this morning! 13 miles of gorgeous downhill mountainous scenery … Continue reading inspired//strength training

marathon training schedule//slow down

Lately I've been considering 2 large camps many runners fall into when training for long distance races like the marathon. Well 3 if you consider a blend of the 2. But I've been trying to decide what is best for me, most effective and safest for injury prevention.  The idea of the first, and what … Continue reading marathon training schedule//slow down

this is for me//hydration

Writing this blog is primarily for me, though I’m fully aware of the publicness of posting on the interwebs. Sharing tidbits of information in each post is an intention as well, but as I’m not reaching a ton of people yet, this is just a sort of journal for me. I include the instructional pieces … Continue reading this is for me//hydration

speed work//visualizations

Woooh! K If y’all remember, back on my first post, I wrote about a speed workout I totally bonked. The “woofer”. Yasso 800’s. Not only that, but I had had a post pregnancy crisis that seems to be a non-issue now, so that is totally bomb too! Boom for strong pelvic floor muscles! I have … Continue reading speed work//visualizations

we do hard things//cadence

I’ve been thinking about this post for a few days now. The other morning was a cold and dreary one. Odd because this time of year it’s starting to get notoriously hot by 9-10am. So I was sluggish getting out the door. It was supposed to be an easy 4-miler day. I was a little … Continue reading we do hard things//cadence