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Currently Wearing: Running Shoes

My training partners during college used to tease me because I was religious about replacing my running shoes. Every 4-5 months, no questions asked, even if the tread was still in tact, Katie would be getting new shoes. 570 more words

Riding the Struggle Bus

As you may (or may not) remember, I signed up to do the Detroit half marathon this year. It happened in a brief moment of impulsiveness when my judgement was clouded by post-race endorphins… but even then there was a small voice niggling at the back of my brain saying something about that maybe not being such a great idea. 741 more words

Days 3 and 4

With a workout and another easy run in the books training is starting to look a lot better.  The workout was a 2 mile warmup, 4 by 1200 with 3 minute recovery, 2 mile cool down.   189 more words


TTRW - Not Just for Runners

Photo Credit: Jack Salen

While the main events of the Tobermory Trail Race Weekend (TTRW) – the Full, Half and Relay Trail Marathon on Sept 24th and the 5km Flowerpot Island run on Sept 25th are for runners there will be other events that weekend for those less interested in testing their endurance skills against the Bruce Trail. 531 more words

2016 Mt. Angel Oktoberfest Half Marathon, 10k and 5k Preview

One Oregon race that has continued to grow year after year the the Mt. Angel Oktoberfest 10k/5k. Held in conjunction with the festival that shares it’s name, the Oktoberfest Road Race is popular and one that deserves a spot on your race calendar. 570 more words


ok i am.

It’s been a little bit since my last post. Things have been, ok. Nothing super fab. Nothing super terrible. Just sort of ok. I had a week off from work which was so nice. 741 more words

Training  Week 9, Day 4 - cross train with 26 mile bike ride

Rode with my buddy Jacin today on our road bikes and did a 26 mile loop around LA River, it was great. Good to do a slightly longer ride than I’m used to. 34 more words

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