Tag: Running

A MONTH OF TRAINING

Wow! I can’t believe it has been almost a month since I started with my running coach. I started this with no immediate

RENOVATE THE JOURNEY

I am just shy of two weeks in with my running coach, Michele at Rugged Running. That may not sound like a long time, but I see gains already. Michele knew I am recovering my leg which is still irritated from pushing to get… Continue Reading “RENOVATE THE JOURNEY”

TIME FOR A SUN KISS

Since running my virtual 50k, I haven’t logged a mile. Not going to lie, mentally I am ready to hit the trails. But physically my legs, one in particular, have been upset with me. Its been almost three weeks since my run. I haven’t… Continue Reading “TIME FOR A SUN KISS”

5 ULTRAMARATHON TRAINING PLANS

Updated 6/6/2020 Your race is picked out and your ready to start training.  First things first, you need a training plan.  There are different approaches to a training plan.  You can use a free online plan, hire a training coach, or be your own coach.

PLAN YOUR SELF-SUPPORTED 50K VIRTUAL RACE

During this historic time of canceled races because of social distancing there has been an increase of virtual races. Runners everywhere are excited to join so their training doesn’t go to waste.

CALL ME AN ULTRARUNNER

They say you are a runner if you get outside and run. Speed and distance don’t matter. How many times have you uttered the words, “I’m not a runner.” It took me three years before I finally admitted belonging to the running world. I… Continue Reading “CALL ME AN ULTRARUNNER”

10 Things Ultra Running May Do To You

Running a 5k was long distance to me at one time. I couldn’t wait until I reached that 3.1-mile mark. Many of the 5k races I ran had a turn on the course that gave the best sight. The big blow up arch announcing… Continue Reading “10 Things Ultra Running May Do To You”

10 Funny Running Memes

You like to run? You google search “running” to find motivation. And then you see it. Your life as a runner.

This took a minute off my pace

  I recently saw a manual therapist, Eric, for arm and elbow pain that was interrupting everyday activities. A manual therapist is someone who uses hands on techniques to mobilize muscles, joints, connective tissue and nerves to facilitate healing and restore function. Similar to… Continue Reading “This took a minute off my pace”

A Dream Came True You Never Dreamed.

Beginning a new lifestyle can be intimidating, but people do it everyday. Why I decided to lace up and begin running.