Salmon Falls 50k Training Recap: Week 6

6 Weeks in and I’m still playing around with the very basics of my training plan. The runs are pretty much set (although I’m still tinkering with the best time of day to run to maximize my productivity), but what […]

Salmon Falls 50k Training Recap: Week 5

After the insanity that was last week’s workout calendar, I felt downright lazy ‘only’ running and doing core work this week. My workouts last week reminded me of how much I enjoy doing (and feel better after having done) more […]

Salmon Falls 50k Training Recap: Week 4

Why ‘only’ train for an ultra when you can train for an ultra while testing out not one, but two cross-training/workout apps? This week, I added in 7 days of barre workouts to the 3 day a week core workout […]

Salmon Falls 50k Training Recap: Week 3

I feel like I’m finally back into the rhythm of training. This was my first week of back to back long(ish) runs, and I continue to actually do strength/core work. Granted, more than once I did the core work right […]

Salmon Falls 50k Training Recap: Week 2

It usually takes me a few weeks to get back into the rhythm of training; this time around it will apparently be no different. Pretty much everything still got done, just not in the way, or on the day, intended. […]

American River 50 Training Recap: Week 7

american river 50 training recap week 7

It’s Oakland Marathon week! What was (3 months ago) my end training goal is now just a training run en route to the bigger goal that appeared, out of nowhere, 2 months ago. Read Prior Recaps American River 50 Mile […]

American River 50 Training Recap: Week 6

american river 50 training recap week 6

I’ll confess, I have no idea how my training is going. I know my runs have been feeling great (yeah!), but is that enough to prepare me for race day? I have no idea. How many miles should I be […]

American River 50 Training Recap: Week 5

american river 50 mile training recap wk 5

I’m at my best when my runs are part of a routine. This was not the case this week. In lieu of two really long back-to-back training runs (which wouldn’t work in my schedule due to already made commitments), last […]