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CADENCE Week 7 - La Paz, Bolivia

Run – 200 meters

Hike – 1 mile, up to 17,785ft

Bike – 60km, vertical decent 10,000ft

A very different week.

This week started out with a bang: the “Death Road.” We did a downhill bike ride from a pass outside of La Paz down to a river crossing outside the coca fields of Coroico. 556 more words


Up and down the hill

I was hoping to round off week 2’s training with a nice long, easy run.

Then I checked the programme.

It said: 2. Hills/technique. Further explanation revealed a warm up of 10-15 mins followed by 8-10 x 30 sec hill repeats on a 4-5% incline. 279 more words


Five top tips: How to improve your fitness for faster running

Most runners strive to get faster, and know that speed sessions, such as interval training and tempo running will help them to do that. But aside from speed-focused training runs, improving your general fitness and muscle strength is vital in improving running speed. 898 more words


CADENCE WEEK 6 - Copacabana to La Paz

Run – 5 miles

Food poisoning sucks.

I got in a really nice run in Copacabana along the beach on Monday. The altitude still slowed me down some, but the run was flat and scenic. 197 more words


Running Idiot Ear Fuel

I won’t bore you with my music story. Suffice it to say that I’ve obsessed with music since before I learned to walk or speak, and that I started writing songs when I was around… ten or eleven. 883 more words

Running Idiot

Silence: A Poem

Can I speak the words that tease my tongue

The twisted winding of a world undone

With easy cadence

Soft as the stream

Of hope and wishes… 32 more words