I’ll put my hand up here and tell you that I’ve occasionally taken pain meds to help me get through long runs in particular even though I don’t think it’s a great idea. I’ll also bet that if you’re a long time exerciser you’ve done it too. If you’re a new runner starting out you... Continue Reading →
Olympic Triathlon Training Update 8: Half Taper Week and Free Time!
This week was lovely lots of little jobs off the list, less working out to do, no daunting workouts in the schedule, great weather and even fun social stuff. We went to an RC air show, that was cold, but fun, family time and fun time. Also sleeping in time, quitting early time so you... Continue Reading →
Basic Running Etiquette
This post was actually inspired by some kinda crappy cyclists on the trail but I figured runners might need a hand too and the cycling portion will be here on Wednesday, swimmers you’re on your own! Now there are lots of other posts out there on this sort of thing but all we’re missing something... Continue Reading →
Olympic Triathlon Training Update 4: Lots of Running and a Brick
This week really seemed like a running week and I was cool with that. I also got to musing this week about whether yoga might actually be bad for runner’s knee. Or I should say I mused more about whether yoga is bad for runner’s knee. I would love to know your feelings about that... Continue Reading →
Olympic Triathlon Training Update 3: It’s been a fun week!
It occurred to me this week I’m not sure I’ve done a single workout on the assigned day yet. I might have but it was purely by accident. This week was actually a lot of fun at work, in life and in training. Buy the time I reach week 8 in a 12 week running... Continue Reading →
Olympic Triathlon Training Update 2: It Has Begun!
You might remember last week’s post where I was supposed to get all my shiz together to start training. You might also remember that I did almost none of that. Yup, you guessed right that came back to bite me in the butt this week but I did end up doing a lot of that... Continue Reading →
Half Update 2: Last Free Runs, Week One Complete
Week one check! This week I’ll be talking about my last runs of freedom and my first week of training. Yeah! This year we haven’t had much of a winter it was Juneuary, followed my no February so hopefully that continues into March. We have literally no snow on the ground, I saw like one... Continue Reading →
15 Awesome Things Only Runners Get
Runners are weird and totally unique sorts of people. If you are one or god help you happen to live with one you already know that. We run every weekend, we talk about every single day, it hurts sometimes, we do it late at night or first thing in the morning when normal sane people... Continue Reading →
Season Recap: And 2018 Look Ahead
It’s not too early, I swear, to start thinking about next year or too late to look back on the year that was. This year definitely, definitely didn’t go according to plan! I didn’t accomplish my original goal of completing an Olympic triathlon but changing it to running all the fun races I never do... Continue Reading →