I skipped last weeks review because frankly, it was kind of boring. I ran a little, rested a lot and had a great freaking time. Week 1 of taper, I ran 4 days and cut my mileage down to 27 miles. Week 2 of taper, I ran 4 days and cut my mileage further down … Continue reading Week(s) In Review-24 hour Race Tapering
I'm at the last little bit of training before my first "A" race of the season. I'm continuing to taper and the big day is in 4 days! Over the years, I have become fairly "good" I'd like to believe at tapering. I don't suffer from the taper crazies in the same way I did … Continue reading Signs You May Be Going Crazy. Or Just Tapering
You guys, only a few more weeks until the 40th Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon!! Read on for some of my favorite aspects of the race. Keep reading until the end for information on a giveaway!! It’s no secret that I’m a fan of this race. I was a spectator for my sister starting in 2011 … Continue reading #RunCle40! Why Do I Love This Race?! My Top 7 Reasons!
I did it! I peaked for O24! I safely made it to 54 miles per week with no injuries beyond a little post long run quad soreness that subsides within 24 hours or so. I trained as smart as I possibly could-10% increases in mileage per week, cut back weeks and rest days, quality over … Continue reading Week In Review: Peak Week Edition!!
I'm sensing a trend in my training lately: high mileage week followed by a drastic dip the following week. In the past, I've dealt with the fatigue and lack of motivation side of a training cycle but last week was more of a week where everything just got really adult-ey and life responsibilities just took … Continue reading Week in Review-The Week that Got Away