Category: Training

In the Still of the Night – Pacing at Headlands Hundred

“Crazy” is an understatement for anyone running 100 miles or more. Pacing at Headlands Hundred was my first time pacing at a 100 mile race, through the night and early morning. I have a LOT of respect for all those who do these kinds of race.  My friend whom I paced, made it through the night.  We passed/overtook 10

Training & Taper Time! 3/25 to 4/1/13

Monday (3/25) – Pilates mat class – 60 minutes Tuesday (3/26) – lap swim at the gym Wednesday (3/27) – ran at noontime near the office – 3.6 miles Thursday (3/28) – ran at noontime near the office – 3.6 miles Since this is Holy Week, and Thursday is the start of the Triduum, I

Training for week-ending 3/24/13

On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, I was at a conference in Las Vegas.  They had a fitness center at the hotel, and I could have woken up earlier each morning to run outside… but I did not do such things.  Instead, I participated in the after-hours cocktail events sponsored by the Conference organizers and/or their

Training for week-ending 3/10/13

Monday – Pilates mat class 60 minutes. Tuesday – Ran at lunch time around Los Altos neighborhood near work, total 4.5 miles.  There was something burning up in the hills; then while I was running, fire trucks came rushing down the streets.  The weather was nice, so I had a nice and easy 4.5 miles

Training for week-ending 3/3/13

It’s March!  I have a little over 1 month left for training (AR 50 is 5 weeks from this Saturday 3/2/13)!  I don’t feel as exhausted as I was last year around this time, when I was training for this.  That could only mean two things:  (1) I’m well trained and ready or almost there,