Running

Recovery Tools & Techniques

Let's talk recovery! This is an important part of any training plan, but even more so for ultra training. Proper recovery, like rest days in the training plan, reduce your risk of getting injured. Here are some of the tools and tricks I use to take care of my tired legs while I am training:  … Continue reading Recovery Tools & Techniques

Road to 50

Week 3 (Nov. 27 – Dec. 3)

I went way over on my mileage this week, but I felt good and it made up for my low mileage last week. Next week I'll be back in Seattle and my training will be so much more consistent! Here are my runs for Week 3: Monday Training plan: rest, My Run: 11.6ish (Strava says 11.1,… Continue reading Week 3 (Nov. 27 – Dec. 3)

Get Oily

Fitness Oils Review

Before I dive into a review of the oily products I have loved for my running and training over the past few months, let me tell you a bit about my oil journey. I bought my starter kit from Young Living in December 2016. My kit came with a diffuser, 11 oils and some samples.… Continue reading Fitness Oils Review

Running

Pacing for Races

Today I got to pace the 10:30 pace group for the Reindeer Dash for Cash 10 miler in Greenville, NC. Not sure what a pacer is or why some races have them? That's ok! Allow me to explain... Larger races for longer distances (typically 10 miles up to 26.2/marathon distance) will sometimes have runners sign… Continue reading Pacing for Races

Road to 50

Week 1 (Nov. 13-19)

I am normally a complete Garminite when it comes to following a training plan. If my schedule says 3 miles for the day, I do not stop running until my Garmin watch says at least 3 miles. This week I traveled to North Carolina to see family and I will be here for three weeks. Therefore, I… Continue reading Week 1 (Nov. 13-19)