The sun is setting later, we're dusting off our outdoor riding clothes, and wait - was that a forearm? And a calf? Don't get me wrong, I'm not trying to get ahead of myself here in Boulder. When I visited last year pre-move, it snowed - a lot - the day we left (in mid-April)! … Continue reading It’s RACING Season!
We've lived in Colorado for a whopping 6 weeks, and in that time, I am pretty sure we've seen every season. It snowed the first week we were here; it was beautiful but rained in the afternoons; and now the days are easily in the 90s by noon. My body is all sorts of confused, … Continue reading Whoa, summer!
I've said it before and I meant it - I'm still racing. But this time I'm not 'still' - I'm moving. And training. And ready to be back to racing. Life is as busy as ever. Work is crazy and the commute is longer. But we don't improve without rising to meet challenges. So here … Continue reading Let’s go.
No, I'm not asking for your empathy or pity. Just hosting my own little pity party from my bed. So I needed to run 5 miles according to my half marathon plan last week. I didn't get up in the morning and brought my stuff to work, instead. And forgot socks. I never get blisters, … Continue reading Pity, Party of One
January 24 - 30: Well, a new job is hard work I'm thrilled to have started a new job this week! It's been a little crazy, especially considering that I am also moving on Wednesday of next week. Sunday, January 31 Long run, 6 miles (check, most excellent) // Monday, February 1 Master's swim in the morning (we'll see how this goes) … Continue reading This week in training: January 24 – 30
January 24 - 30: Let's make some moves First day back to Master's practices? Check. New (huge) opportunity tomorrow? Double check. Let's make this happen. Sunday, January 24 Long run, 5 miles // Monday, January 25 Master's swim in the morning // Tuesday, January 26 Pace run, 4 miles - looking for a 9:45 min/mile pace // Wednesday, January 27 Short run, 2 miles - love having … Continue reading This week in training: January 24 – 30
January 17 - 23: What's happening? Sorry sorry sorry sorry!! My best friend was in town this weekend so I was a little all over the place. Two days late...grr. I'm the worst. Sunday, January 17 Long run, 4 miles // Monday, January 18 Long run, 4 miles + Streeeetccchhhh and recover after a friend weekend // Tuesday, January 19 Rest day … Continue reading This week in training: January 17 – 23
January 10 - 16: What's happening? Ok, new week! Lots going on in my little world, so I'm happy to have once again hit all my training days - though they may have been shuffled a bit. How was your week in training? Did you have any milestones? Any great runs / rides / swims? Sunday, … Continue reading This week in training: January 10 – 16