Tags » Runner's Roost

Humble Beginnings

I named this blog Base Mileage for a reason.

Throughout my track career, I perpetuated myself as “injury-prone.” Every time I approached consistency, the next injury or setback would strike, and I’d be starting over again. 669 more words


Warning: Stop running and you'll have a baby.

Don’t worry, paparazzi.  Unlike my favorite fitness star, Richard Simmons, I have not gone into hiding.  I took nearly a year and a half off of serious running due to an injury and then pregnancy.   1,380 more words


Indian Creek 50

With so many factors going into organizing and executing a race, it’s difficult for any race to be perfect but I’d say Sherpa John (the brains and brawn behind… 667 more words


Speedgoat 50k, a Cruel Mountain Race.

When I signed up for Speedgoat 50k, I had absolutely no idea what I was getting into. I had my sights set on Bighorn 50 mile, which happened a month before. 1,908 more words

Hammer Nutrition

6/30 - 7/3

I’m hopeful this will be my last “30 Minute” week. During the 3 weeks before Jackson Hole, I completed 6 days of 15 minute runs supplemented by half-hour cross-training sessions like aqua jog or bike, and 10 days out I jumped to 30 minute runs. 836 more words


Slacker 4 Mile

Given what happened after the Slacker Half Marathon last year, I decided to scale down to the 4 mile race this year.  Plus, it’s closer to the types of races I’ve been training for (5k’s). 888 more words


Le Weekend.

Last weekend sure was a fun one. It was equally lazy, productive and fun, which to me is really the best combination. We were invited by some friends to do a camping trip, but I really wanted to get a run in on Saturday with… 557 more words