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 […]

American River 50 Training Recap: Week 4

american river 50

The question I pondered this weekend – Can a Saturday be considered a ‘lazy Saturday’ if ends in me running 10 miles? Read Prior Recaps American River 50 Training Goals Strength train two times a week Yoga once a week […]

American River 50 Mile Training Recap: Week 3

American River 50 Training Recap week 3

This week was remarkably unremarkable – I did my runs, felt pretty good, and had only one negative mental spiral. Read Prior Recaps American River 50 Mile Training Recap Training Goals Strength train two times a week Yoga once a […]

American River 50 Training Recap: Week 2

American River 50 recap week 2

Week 2 of (officially) training for the American River 50 miler (AR50). This week was a rainy one for us here in the Bay Area and I was reminded of how out of practice I am running in the rain. […]

American River 50 Training Recap: Week 1

American River 50 Recap 1

This is my first week of official and focused training for the American River 50 Mile Race (AR50). I reviewed many 50-mile training plans this week and found they all vary wildly. Some aren’t that much more mileage than a […]

Well That Was Unexpected…

American River 50 mile kick off

I’m the first to admit my training through the winter has been a little lackluster. I’m a coach and pacer for my running club’s marathon training program, and I’ll be a pacer for the Oakland Marathon, but I’m not thinking […]