Sunday Runday

Today’s scheduled run was a 3 miler, but I decided to do my favorite 4.5 mile run instead. It was a glorius day for a run. Nice and cool and we finally got some rain!! All of the wildfire smoke has cleared out and I was able to breath. I was a bit speedier on […]

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Track day

Today my plan simply told me to do a Time Trial for 1 mile, and that’s it. A Time Trial, also known as the Magic Mile, is a way to measure your progress as you train. You are supposed to go to a track and run the mile as fast as you feel like you […]

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Sunday runday

Today I was scheduled for a 3 mile run, according to my plan, but i kind of thought that was ridiculous. So I ran an easy 4 miles at my half marathon pace, which is a 13 minute mile (which also seems ridiculous to me but I’ll just go with it and trust the running […]

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Smiles are contagious

One thing I forgot to add to my list of things that I learned from running my first half-marathon. Smile! Smiling got me through some of the harder parts. This was an out-and-back run on the Springwater Trail in Boring/Gresham, Oregon.  As I was running toward the turnaround point the faster runners were passing me […]

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