Category Archives: Running

More Treadmills!

I have written in the past about the benefits of running on the treadmill here. There are a myriad of reasons why one might find themselves in need of treadmill training. This mode of working out can bring with it a wide … Continue reading

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Speedwork: Advanced Pyramid Intervals

Speedwork is coming to you on a Friday today, instead of the usual Tuesday. This workout is later training season edition of the pyramid workout that I posted here. It requires that you hang in there for a longer distances with … Continue reading

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Fueled By Fine Wine Half Marathon 2015 Review

What is the proper reward for running a half marathon that gains 900 ft of elevation in the first 5 or so miles and then proceeds to decline said 800 feet all in the last 2 miles of the race? … Continue reading

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Track Tuesday Speedwork: 400’s at 5k Pace

I know that it is Wednesday. But for the sake of continuity I’m still going to call this Track Tuesday, I believe that we can all be flexible with this. This workout utilizes the ever challenging 400 m. distance to … Continue reading

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Pacific Crest Weekend Sports Festival 2015: Half Marathon Review

For the second year consecutively my family and I thoroughly enjoyed all that the Pacific Crest Sports Festival has to offer. Last year I reviewed the half marathon here: Pacific Crest Half Marathon. I will re-iterate that this sports festival has … Continue reading

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Track Tuesday Speedwork: 1000m Peak Season repeats

I have a half marathon this weekend in Sunriver, Oregon. I always look forward to traveling to this Central Oregon gem, though I was informed that it will be 100 degrees on race day, and the race starts at 8 … Continue reading

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Track Workouts for Speed: Salazar 300’s

The famous Nike Oregon Project coach Alberto Salazar knows a thing or two about speed. He uses 300 meter repeats to allow runners to push the speed over distance ratio without overdoing it. 300 meters is torture, because it is … Continue reading

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