Weekly Recap 4/16/17

Oh! I get to taper! Actually, coach may be having me taper more than I did before my last marathon. Although I didn’t run two races in back-to-back weekends for the marathon, either,… Continue reading

‘Optimal Training, Tug of War, & the 3-Point Shot’

I love sharing the blog posts that my coach writes! He always has great insight, which is probably good, since that’s his job. Almost always, I feel like he’s writing directly to me!… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 4/9/17

My usual schedule was a bit flip-flopped this week to give me a little more recovery after Papa John’s 10 miler. Typically, I have a hard speed session on Tuesday followed by a… Continue reading

Overdress for Success: Heat Adaptation for Your Spring Race

Spring weather is as erratic as Poppy’s two-year-old’s mood, yet that doesn’t stop us from signing up for races during months that aren’t sure if they’re happy (45° and cloudy), sad (35° and… Continue reading

Functional Core for Runners

I created this functional core workout for a New Balance Louisville workshop series. It takes Pilates principles and movements and brings them into a routine that will make you a better, stronger runner!… Continue reading

‘How Real Runners Use Jasyoga’

I’ve posted a lot in my training logs about my love for Jasyoga, but I haven’t gone into a lot of detail about it. I had the opportunity to be part of a… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 4/2/17 + PJ10 Race Report

After a week where I basically felt like junk every day, a decent race! Monday: 8 easy miles early (66 min / 132 AHR), pretty sure the HR was messed up the entire… Continue reading

Monthly Mileage: March 2017

So. Much. Racing. Only two show up in this list, because the third one was April 1. Miles run: 257.6 miles Time spent running: 33 hours, 31 minutes Longest run: 20 miles Average run:… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 3/27/17

This was the second in-between week of the three-race series I’m doing — three races, each 2 weeks apart. However, the races get progressively longer. It has made my weekly mileage interesting —… Continue reading

Social Media Schadenfreude – Salty Running

A piece in which I admit to doing something I’m at least a little bit ashamed of. Spill the beans — have you done this, too? Pump n’ Chic, episode 1: In which Chicory asks Pumpkin why… Continue reading