How Running Lower Mileage Has Made Running Feel Easier

How Running Lower Mileage Has Made Running Feel Easier

I hear so often that if you want to become a better runner, you need to increase your mileage. While this is true to some extent, there definitely is a point where those junk miles start to do more damage than good. Have you ever wondered how many miles you should run? Running has an … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 8

25k Training Recap: Week 8

Here we are at the start of a new week again, wrapping up week 8 of 25k training. I expected this week to be my highest mileage yet, continuing to increase my long run mileage and reach a new longest distance since the New York City Marathon. Well – it turns out life had other … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 7

25k Training Recap: Week 7

Well, here we are again as another week of 25k training wraps up. I had to double check myself when I wrote this post to make sure it actually was the end of week 7 on my 25k training plan already. Time sure has a way of moving even faster than normal when you are training … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 6

25k Training Recap: Week 6

Following a training plan has a crazy way of putting time in perspective. Looking through the plan before training begins is so intimidating. The plan seems to go on forever, and comparing the final weeks of the training plan to where you are now makes you feel like this is something you will never be … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 5

25k Training Recap: Week 5

March is on a roll and already feels like it’s flying by! Today begins a new week, as week 5 of 25k training wraps up. The winter weather came back this week with colder temperatures and a light dusting of snow. While I am definitely excited for spring, every time the snow returns I remember how … Read More