It’s Race Week!!

I'm officially 3 days out from the Leave No Trace Marathon! In my last post, I had just completed my longest run of this training cycle of 20.5 miles and was feeling good.  Happy to report that I'm still feeling good a few weeks later.  I've been tapering without issues-none of the usual second guessing … Continue reading It’s Race Week!!

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Week in Review: I like Long Runs and I Cannot Lie

I have always been a big fan of the long run.  Endurance is my biggest asset when it comes to anything related to fitness or athletics. An example from this morning at crossfit, it's incredibly obvious where my strengths lie: our metcon was a combination of running, jump rope and hang power cleans.  I felt … Continue reading Week in Review: I like Long Runs and I Cannot Lie

Week in Review: Procrastination Edition

I've been neglecting my poor little blog! I completely missed posting the last few weeks of training.  Between general life stressors, being in the thick of the "sandwich generation" and some avoidance of adulting, I haven't posted any training at all in the last few weeks. I've been running which is definitely a plus and … Continue reading Week in Review: Procrastination Edition

Week in Review + Let’s Get Serious For a Minute

The last week of training was a definite uptick in mileage which is a good sign at two weeks post race.  In a nutshell, I am recovering, reverse tapering, peaking, tapering and racing again.  That's a lot!! All things considered it's going pretty well.  I feel good and have no signs of overtraining; no fatigue, … Continue reading Week in Review + Let’s Get Serious For a Minute