How To Be An Injured Runner

I’m in the midst of training for an ultramarathon and should be just past my peak running week. Instead, my mileage two weeks ago was exactly zero. Why? I had an odd niggle in my right hamstring. Not enough to […]

Why You Should Keep A Race Log

Keeping a race log

I often write about spending some time after a race considering your performance or asking yourself some questions (especially if it was a bad race). Personally, much of my recap energy goes into race recaps for this blog, which are […]

Salmon Falls 50k Training Recap: Week 13

To describe my week in a word? Meh. Could have been better, could have been worse. I’m choosing to focus on the ‘could have been worse’ part of that phrase. Read Prior Recaps Salmon Falls 50k Training Recap Training Goals […]

Salmon Falls 50k Training Recap: Week 12

This week turned into a brief intermission from ultra training as I regrouped physically and mentally. Read Prior Recaps Salmon Falls 50k Training Recap Training Goals Strength work 2x/week Hit my pace when pacing group long runs 2 trail runs […]

The Benefits of Barre Workouts for Runners

Yoga gets all the stretchy-mobility-cross-training option love from most runners, but I have a love-hate relationship with yoga. I’ve found yoga to be super-teacher specific. Over the years, I’ve had amazing teachers that made me want to go to yoga […]

Salmon Falls 50k Training Recap: Week 11

This was a not-great week of runs, topped off by a terrible, awful, hated-every-step-of-it long run. I’m for sure in the midst of the training blahs… Read Prior Recaps Salmon Falls 50k Training Recap Training Goals Strength work 2x/week Hit […]