So you have decided, or are still considering, working with a running coach. Great! Run coaches are not one size fits all, though. There are the worlds greatest coaches and they still won’t be the right fit for everybody. I am following up yesterday’s post Why YOU could benefit from a running coach! with information on someContinue reading “Which type of Running Coach is best for YOU”
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Why YOU could benefit from a running coach!
As I have transitioned to a certified coach, actively seeking new clients and building my hobby into a business. I am surprised by the conversations I have had with runners on an almost daily basis surrounding the concept of hiring a running coach. It’s not what I thought it would be. It’s not that manyContinue reading “Why YOU could benefit from a running coach!”
The Secret to successful run training!- Part 1 of 2
Whenever I post tips on run training, I will get follow up questions through comments, email and direct messaging. Usually the person is asking about advice on specific run training secrets or workouts. What is the best kind of workout to be doing, what is the correct number of miles, how long should a trainingContinue reading “The Secret to successful run training!- Part 1 of 2”
Weekly Wrap up- 17 weeks until CIM!
The end is near! This is my last full week off before heading back to school Teacher professional development is just around the corner. I had a great start to the week but the hotter weather and travel really wore me out the second half. Here is my Weekly Wrap up- Monday- 9 miles @Continue reading “Weekly Wrap up- 17 weeks until CIM!”
June/July Recap+ what’s ahead
I did it,I finally picked a race. I am super excited to announce that I have been given the opportunity to run with a seeded bib number at California International Marathon. As I wrote about in May (My next journey…) my big goal is to chase an Olympic trials standard, and California International Marathon willContinue reading “June/July Recap+ what’s ahead”
My next journey…
It’s my birthday! I am not going to lie, I am a big kid at heart. I love celebrating birthdays and I love cake. So, today is a great day. It’s early in the day and I have already been spoiled by my amazing husband. He surprised me with an Air Relax Leg Recovery System!Continue reading “My next journey…”
2017 Week 10 Recap-6 week before Boston Marathon!
This was a tough week. Not because of the workouts, or mileage. It was tough because it took me the whole week to recover from last week’s 10k race. I shouldn’t be terribly surprised, I seem to recover slower than most of my running buddies. The fatigue and soreness will hang around an extra dayContinue reading “2017 Week 10 Recap-6 week before Boston Marathon!”
Waiting to set my goal time/pace for Boston Marathon
The closer we get to April 17th, the more I am getting asked about my goal time for the Boston Marathon. I am also getting a lot of (unsolicited) advice, on what others think my goal time should be. Especially, after recent races. Some people look at me like I have two heads whenContinue reading “Waiting to set my goal time/pace for Boston Marathon”
Let’s talk about streaking….
NO, I am not talking about running through the quad and into the gymnasium. I am talking about a running streak. A running streak is running at least one mile, every day. Your run streak is however man consecutive days you can continue this trend. It’s pretty neat to hear about the extreme run streaksContinue reading “Let’s talk about streaking….”
What to do when a race doesn’t go as planned
How you handle a disappointing race is important. How you bounce back will impact your training and your mentality entering you next training cycle and race. Let’s be real, you are not going to PR at every race. Newbies can make a lot of fast growth for a while, but eventually runners are goingContinue reading “What to do when a race doesn’t go as planned”