This morning I raced the Snowman Stamped 10 miler. As with every race, there are always helpful take-aways. For me, the lesson of the day involves pacing. Going into the race I felt I could run close to or just under 56′ based upon current training and a key session I did two weeks ago with 3×2 miles. My plan was to go out comfortably at 5:40/mile for the first three miles, build... Read More
Embracing the Treadmill
With the onset of winter comes less daylight & tricky footing forcing many athletes to complete their runs on the “dreadmill”. While the treadmill can seem daunting and mentally stale, it is possible to get quality sessions completed with the fun factor in-tact. Here are some guidelines and four treadmill sessions to maximize your winter run training while embracing the time indoors.
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Getting Back in the Mix at Pigman Half IM
Last weekend I ventured due East to race one of the classics, Iowa’s famed Pigman. This race has been on my radar for several years and it did not disappoint! Quick back-drop on how I found myself on the start line of this race…Going into this season I had my sights set on racing some big ultra trail races including the San Juan Solstice 50 Miler and Run Rabbit Run 100. The early... Read More
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