Muddy Mini Half Marathon: Race Recap

Somewhere a long time ago, I signed up for my 21st Half Marathon without really thinking. I didn't consider that I was taking a much needed break from running, and training for a GORUCK Heavy. This left me less than 4 weeks to start back running and being race day ready. Oopsy. All I knew… Continue reading Muddy Mini Half Marathon: Race Recap


GCM16 Training: Week Fifteen

I'm exhausted. It's that time during every training plan when Taper comes and I feel like it's the perfect excuse to slack off. But looking back on my race performance that plan isn't working. So this year there's a new plan, thanks to the coaches over at Dave's Running and their Marathon-in-Training program. The philosophy… Continue reading GCM16 Training: Week Fifteen

GCM16 Training: Week Fourteen

It's Taper Time! Well it's my last cut back week, then it's taper time, but it pretty much feels like the taper is beginning with the reduction in mileage. There are varying opinions on the length of a taper and exactly how much mileage should be reduced, but most running philosophies do agree that you… Continue reading GCM16 Training: Week Fourteen