Sunday runday

Today is my last long run before the half marathon in 2 weeks. My plan instructed me to run 14 miles. I think the idea is that you tend to hit the wall a couple of miles before the longest distance you have trained up to, so if you train a little bit more miles […]

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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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weekend highlights

I have been involved in the Ford Institute Leadership Program, through the Ford Family Foundation. The goal of the program is to train members of various rural communities in Oregon in leadership skills. Through the training and workshops we choose a project in the community as a group and we have to complete the project […]

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