Salt Point 26K Trail Race : Race Recap

Salt Point 26k Race Recap

I’d never heard of Salt Point State Park before I first did this race a few years ago and it has quickly become one of my favorites. It’s Northern California trail running at its best – redwood forests, the crashing […]

Oregon Coast 50k Training Recap: Week 8

This week was my first trail race since New Year’s Day! I treated it more as a training run with a bib number than a true ‘race,’ it (spoiler alert) went really well, and it gave me a boost of […]

Oregon Coast 50k Training Recap: Week 7

Oregon Coast 50k week7

It is both a step-back week and a recovery week for me, as I face the post-event let down/hangover after my exhausting (but amazing) time at BlogFest. While I didn’t run much last week, almost 50 miles of walking and (at least) […]

Fitness BlogFest and IDEA World: Event Recap

BlogFest Event Recap

Last week I was in beautiful San Diego attending BlogFest and IDEA World. IDEA World is a fitness conference for gym owners and personal trainers, and Fitness BlogFest is a side conference for (not surprisingly) fitness bloggers. BlogFest runs for two […]

Oregon Coast 50k Training Recap: Week 6

runners silhouette

This week, a running recap with very little running. But don’t confuse that with my being lazy! I returned to BlogFest and IDEA World (a fitness and fitness bloggers conference) and discovered that attending a fitness convention is WAAAYYY tougher […]

Oregon Coast 50k Training Recap: Week 5

oregon coast 50k training recap week 5

This was the first week of training where I really felt like I got into the rhythm of training. Yeah! I still had a little bit of procrastination, but that is a big part of training too (at least for me). […]

Oregon Coast 50k Training Recap: Week 4

oregon Coast 50k

This week, I broke out of my mid-week running routine, trading my usual run-from-home routes for something a little more interesting. And Sunday, I was reminded of the importance of checking not only the course map, but the elevation chart of […]

Oregon Coast 50k Training Recap: Week 3

oregon coast 50k training recap 3

My training plan for the Oregon Coast 50k is two-steps forward one step back (intentionally – one week I’m going longer/harder, then the next week is an easier step back week to prevent burnout and overtraining). This is my first […]

Oregon Coast 50k Training Recap: Week 2

Oregon Coast 50k recap 2

I’m getting back into the mindset of marathon training, but my body seems a little confused by the sudden influx of hills, heat, and trails. Read Prior Recaps Oregon Coast 50k Training Recap: Week 2 Training Goals One new route […]