Monthly Archives: May 2017

Training Supplement – May 31, 2017

I saw a lot of sites during my runs this Memorial Day weekend.  Cancelled my Stridebox subscription and signed up for Runners World Box to try something new.  Happy for Runner’s World David Willey‘s sub-3:30! Clothing & Gear Sports Bras.  … Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Training – Week 3

This week, if I was running, I was probably running hard!  I ran the Capitol Hill Classic 10K on Sunday, a fast 8 miler on Tuesday, some mile repeats on Wednesday, and a hard 12 miler on Friday. Training Schedule … Continue reading

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2017 Capitol Hill Classic 10K

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I ran the 2017 Eugene Marathon two weeks ago.  This would be my first hard effort since then.  After the race, I employed my … Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Training – Week 2

I didn’t miss running after the Eugene Marathon.  I think I was feeling a little burned out.  I forced myself to run a few miles on Tuesday and Friday.  Today, I actually wanted to run and completed 10 miles. Training … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – May 16, 2017

The Eugene Marathon was a little over a week ago and I’m starting to dissect the race.  Did my carbo-load or shoes contribute to the rough start?  Despite the internal criticism, I know I came out of it a tougher … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I started training for the Eugene Marathon back in December and created my own training plan each week.  Overall, it was a great training … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 20

Greetings from Eugene, Oregon!  I think this was my most restful taper ever – I “only” ran 32 miles this week.  My workouts went well but I felt sluggish during some of them, which isn’t unusual for a taper.  My … Continue reading

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