Training for a 53k

What have I done to train for my upcoming 53k race? -I ran 70-80km a week. -I did a 34.5km trail race with quite a bit of elevation gain recently. -I tapered. -I will carb load today. There are ample Bosnian bakeries around to accomplish this. That’s about it. I am relying on years andContinue reading “Training for a 53k”

Safety Tips While Running

Many women continue to reflect on personal safety when leaving their homes and participating in something that shouldn’t be enshrouded in fear. For most women, we don’t have the luxury of a completely carefree run. Personally, I have been doing long runs outside in the early hours of the morning for many, many years. IContinue reading “Safety Tips While Running”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

Sunday: I absolutely love running out here at Vrelo Bosna. It is beautiful no matter the season. Today it was foggy and damp, making it look like the fall in August. There are always lots of runners making their way on the paths. It is a bit of a drive so we make a morningContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

Maintaining my running schedule and returning to work, like: But, I am doing it and that counts for something. Sunday: And just like that, we are back in Sarajevo. It feels good to be back and running! Monday: I slept exactly zero hours last night but got myself out running, busted out and broke inContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

Sunday: I had planned on doing an evening run when I returned from our camping trip, but I ended up slipping in some water that had dripped on our hardwood, falling and hitting my head hard on the wall. My first concussion. I spent the night resting and confused. Monday: I felt better this morningContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

From small injuries, to running with my kids, to hiking the mountains of Idaho, it has been a varied and interesting week in my running life. Sunday: I wanted to run hills today but my knee had other plans. Flat path it is. It is much better after foam rolling though. Monday: When the husbandContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

The week didn’t start off that great in the injury sector. It has ended much better than it started.   Sunday: Took the day after the marathon off to recover. My recovery time has been much shorter in recent years. Monday: I went slow and easy. B joined me on his bike. It was goodContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

Sunday: Starting to taper for the marathon coming up. Nice to take it easy. Monday: Rest day and road trip day. Tuesday: Shorter runs this week for the race Saturday, but I managed to get some hill work in and see some beautiful countryside while we stay with the in-laws. Wednesday: A slow run throughContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

Hey hey hey! It is that time of week again–weekly running log rundown. Early Madonna is my spirit animal. Getting back into the groove this week. Sunday: Went to the Foothills for some trails. I ended up doing the Cobb Trail, making a loop back home. I have been getting more rest and felt muchContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”