Category: Training

Running in Marin Headlands… Good to be back!

I’m amazed with what the human body can do. Many of my friends know that I run ultra-distances. Well, I have crazier friends who push their bodies’ limits. This past weekend, I helped my friend complete her ‘practice, supported’ 150 mile run/hike through the Marin Headlands in Sausalito, CA. It was a wonderful experience. We

Desert Training

I had an awesome 20-mile training run in the desert today!  I know in order for me to complete Javelina, I need to train in the desert.  My sister lives in Las Vegas, so I visited her this weekend, and ran with her trail friends (now my friends too, sort of).  We had a zombie

The Road to 100

I may have officially gone crazy.  I registered for my first 100-mile trail race.  It will be Javelina Jundred, this October, in Fountain Hills, Arizona (near Scottsdale).  I never said I was not going to do one, I kept the option open.  Now that I have completed my triathlon race this year, I’m ready to

In the Still of the Night – Pacing at Headlands Hundred

“Crazy” is an understatement for anyone running 100 miles or more. Pacing at Headlands Hundred was my first time pacing at a 100 mile race, through the night and early morning. I have a LOT of respect for all those who do these kinds of race.  My friend whom I paced, made it through the night.  We passed/overtook 10

Training & Taper Time! 3/25 to 4/1/13

Monday (3/25) – Pilates mat class – 60 minutes Tuesday (3/26) – lap swim at the gym Wednesday (3/27) – ran at noontime near the office – 3.6 miles Thursday (3/28) – ran at noontime near the office – 3.6 miles Since this is Holy Week, and Thursday is the start of the Triduum, I