I wouldn't describe myself as the bubbly, upbeat cheerleader type, but I do try to have an overall positive outlook on life. I try to see the silver living and generally expect things to turn out alright. However, in this Road to 50 Journal, I don't want to sugarcoat anything. I want this to be… Continue reading Week 12 (Jan. 29 – Feb. 4)
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)
Thanksgiving Week! It is hard to stay on a training plan while on vacation, but almost doubly hard when your vacation is over the holidays. I did not hit my target mileage for the week, but here are my runs: Monday: Rest Day Tuesday: Training Plan: 4 miles, My Run: 6 miles I am doing… Continue reading Week 2 (Nov. 20-26)
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)
My running habits prior to starting my 50 Mile training plan. Includes how I picked my race, the training plan, and how I worked on my base.
50 miles. I know, that is a CRAZY distance! ...not as crazy as 100 miles, but it is still an ultra and it takes a special kind of runner to finish the race. My husband, Chris, and other trail runners I met while living in Birmingham, AL inspired me to take on this task. I… Continue reading The Road to 50