This month saw the start of my half marathon training. My mileage has increased as well as the intensity of my runs. I still kept up with my trail runs as i have 2 trail races in April but started adding some road mileage to them to get me where i should be in regards … More March Stats
For myself, i find that preparing for a race cannot be done without a training program. I need the calendar page printed out so i can physically cross off the runs and rest days as complete. If i dont do this i skip runs, get lazy with cross training and realllly slack on hills/speedwork. … More The Training Program
Every two weeks i am going to post a product review. This weeks review will be on socks!! Socks are super important when it comes to running. They need to wick away moisture and not rub in that awful horrible way that causes you blisters. That being said some socks work better for some people … More Wear Test Wednesday
The most important part of running is having a pair of shoes that work for you. They should feel like a second skin, are comfortable to wear and should not give you any aches and pains. Over my years of running i have tried almost all brands of shoe and only in the last … More Shoes, shoes, shoes!
Trail running can be frustrating if all you have done for years is road run. Your pace is slower…wayyyyy slower and uneven footing makes for sore ankles and calves after long runs. I am only just starting to increase my trail mileage this week and boy was this pace hard to maintain. Going to blame … More Long Run Sunday