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Yesterday, I went for a slow paced trail run at Island Center. Nothing special, I’m working on building aerobic efficiency right now which means I’m trying to keep my heart rate below 136 BPM (more on that later). 220 more words


My 5k journey - acceptance, progress and mental strength

I have been training for a number of weeks now and I think that my body has finally accepted that we are doing this. After missing three training sessions last week I was concerned that I would have gone backwards but in actual fact, I was able to run a fairly respectable 30 mins without too much difficulty on the next run. 263 more words


100 mile fuel

Everyone uses different things to fuel their body during a 100-mile run. You have to find what works for you through trial and error. What I do know, is what works for you as a marathon runner, probably won’t work as an ultrarunner. 458 more words


Race Report: Grand Traverse

This past weekend the wife and I were planning on doing a 24 hour race down in La Crosse, WI called Goosebumps. However, over the previous week massive rain and flooding called into question if the race would even happen. 1,506 more words


Talking myself into my long run

I’m linking up with Patty, Erika and Marcia for Tuesdays on the run – today’s topic is my biggest run challenge. For me, that’s an easy one – my long runs. 360 more words

Boulder-Area Group Runs, or How to Not Get Eaten by a Bear or Lion

We don’t have bears in DC.  We don’t have mountain lions.  And we don’t have “curious coyotes.”  But Colorado, my part-time home for the next few months, has all of the above.   346 more words


Goetheweg: #trailrunning überdendächernvoninnsbruck


Zu Mittag ging’s nicht mehr anders – das schöne Wetter ist viel zu verlockend um den ganzen Tag drin zu sitzen. Also raus. Und rauf. 141 more words