Oregon Coast 50k Training Recap: Week 11

Oregon Coast 50k training recap week 11

This was a week of solid (but uneventful) runs. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, while this may not make for the most exciting reading or recapping in the world (I really know how to sell my […]

Oregon Coast 50k Training Recap: Week 10

oregon coast 50k recap 10

This was another race-as-training-run week as I prepare for the Pacifica 30k. My focus of the week was to keep my mindset in check and try to not freak about the really tough course. I may have veered too far […]

Oregon Coast 50k Training Recap: Week 9 

Oregon Coast 50k

I’ve reached the point in training when the ‘step-back’ weeks aren’t all that step-back. And it’s not gonna get any easier from here. Read Prior Recaps Oregon Coast 50k Training Recap My Training Goals Run one new route every week […]

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) […]

Oregon Coast 50k Training Recap: Week 6

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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

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

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

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 […]