Monthly Archives: January 2017

Training Supplement – January 31, 2017

I tried some nutritional products from my Strideboxes but didn’t love any of them.  I bought some socks to cover my ankles during the winter weather.  I also ordered some shoes that should arrive in a few days. Clothing & … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 6

This was the final week of my base building phase!  Once again, I hit all my pace and mileage goals.  Feeling fit, fast, and fierce!  (In that order.)  Now, I’ll work on developing some speed endurance through longer workouts just … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 5

I hit all my goal paces during my workouts and ran some pretty good mileage!  It would be greedy to ask for more.  One more week of base building to go… Training Schedule Week 5: January 15th – January 21st … Continue reading

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Broken Links

1/21/2017 Update:  The links are fixed! Ack!  I made a change to how URLs are generated for this blog and unintentionally changed the existing links!  I’m working to fix all the broken links on the site.  I hope to finish … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – January 15, 2017

It’s dark during my morning runs these days, so I invested in some visibility gear this month.  I’m pretty sure the Runners Connect podcast with Jared Ward will be one of my favorites of the year.  And, I cleared out … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 4

My first 20 miler of the training cycle is done. I missed some speed work but ran a lot of miles that should help me in a marathon.  My mantra was, Get fit! Training Schedule Week 4: January 8th – … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 3

Brrr!  It got cold this week.  It snowed overnight Thursday and again today.  My piriformis pain returned but it wasn’t severe.  I ran two hard workouts this week – a 12 miler with some half marathon and marathon pace miles … Continue reading

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2016 Fairfax Four Miler

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue Saturday night capped two weeks of training for the 2017 Eugene Marathon.  I ran about 60 miles during the week.  I did my interval … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 2

I front-loaded the workouts this week so I could run long on Friday and race on Saturday night.  I ran well but I was tired by the end of the week.  Ran in some rain and wind. I didn’t have … Continue reading

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