I say my legs love hills but this tested that theory. I didn’t look at the elevation chart until the Friday before the race. Walking to the start line, I could see the half marathoners on the first climb– no one was running. At… Continue Reading “SLO Ultra 5 Mile Recap”
Disclaimer: I received an entry into Wine Country Half Santa Barbara as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Race morning dawned clear and sunny. The night… Continue Reading “Wine Country Half Marathon Santa Barbara Recap”
Year of Challenge, right? Training for Destination Races Santa Barbara started Monday. After much deliberation and a little reworking, I am using a combo plan. Primarily Run Less Run Faster with a little Jeff Galloway thrown in. Kind of an oxymoron but I was… Continue Reading “Tempo Troubles”
Sometimes it’s just not your day. And that’s not always a bad thing. Race day came early but I felt like I had slept ok. Much better than last year at least, my Up band tells me I got around 5 hours of sleep. … Continue Reading “2016 SLO Half Marathon Recap”
A little venting can be good for your mental state, right? While my statement last week about my long runs being more consistent was true, what wasn’t mentioned was all the failed long runs along the way. And they failed in spectacular ways. Like… Continue Reading “Stressed Out”
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