Weekly Recap 08.20.17

Sleep. Some days my body just says NO, very clearly and definitively, when my alarm goes off. I’ll lay there, my brain scrambling for an alternative to running early. Sometimes I say, “Oh,… Continue reading

Weekly Recaps 08/06/17 and 08/13/17

Okay, let’s just all agree that posting recaps every 2 weeks may just be how it goes for the next EIGHT WEEKS because that’s ALL THAT’S LEFT before Chicago. Holy. Crap. July 31-Aug.… Continue reading

Saltyvalu™ Guide to Shopping for GPS Running Watches You Don’t Need

Sure, you could probably get by just fine with a cheap Timex from the big box store, like runners did in the olden days. But instead, here you are, frittering away the work… Continue reading

Weekly recaps July 23 & 30

Sometimes I have to think less about running and just do the damn thing. So I haven’t been great about logging or reflecting or any of that. I did read Ronda Rousey’s “My… Continue reading

Monthly Mileage | July 2017

I know I’m behind on training logs but I promise I’ve been running! Some highlights from July: Miles run: 259 miles Time spent running: 34 hours, 31 minutes Longest run: 16 miles Treadmill… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 07/16/17

Good news, I didn’t write down ANYTHING in my physical log book this week. So that’s going well, haha. It was a really busy week; we had 50 people over on Saturday. Intention:… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 07/09/17

Crazy ass week. So leading into this week I worked from home a half-day the previous Friday, and took vacation on Monday before the July 4th holiday. Hello, four-day weekend. (Also, if you… Continue reading

Thriving in Heat

My coach, Matt Ebersole, posted a piece on his blog this week about making it through the hot summer months while working towards your fall racing goals. One of my favorite lines: Your… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 07/02/17

I was going to start writing this post on Sunday … but I didn’t. Man, it’s been a solid long weekend of not doing a whole freaking lot, minus the 14 bags of… Continue reading

June 2017 Recap

Bye June! Thank you for your well-lit mornings. I’m always sad to see the solstice pass, although I could do without the 75º and 70º dewpoints at 6 a.m. Also, if you haven’t… Continue reading