Tag 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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Track Tuesday Speed work: Mile Cutdowns

The mile cut-down workout is perfect for longer distance training such as the half-marathon and marathon. Generally speaking, cut-down workouts can be done at any distance, however the mile distance done with repeats allows you to end the workout with … 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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Surviving a Taper. And a Monday.

Happy Marathon Monday folks! I’m in a taper week and Saturday will a beautiful 30k trail race around Lost Creek Lake in Southern Oregon. Taper week will be a great or as nerve racking as we make it. My incredibly … Continue reading

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When Running Can’t Be There For You

Anyone who calls themself a runner knows what the rest of the world doesn’t. That is, that if you hang in there long enough, you find exactly what you need. The experience comes uniquely, and at different points for each … Continue reading

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5 Marathon Training Mistakes, and how to fix them

We have officially crossed over to spring, and with that begins the marathon training and racing season. Anyone who has trained for 26.2 can tell you that best laid plans  do not always pan out. Sometimes we experience a really … Continue reading

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How to Continue Running While Pregnant

A few days ago I did my usual trail run near my home. The 7 mile loop gains approximately 1300 ft. and provides gorgeous scenery. I began my run shortly after a male cyclist and passed him within 2 minutes, … Continue reading

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