Week 2 of 16 Done

17. January 2016 Milestones, Routes, Run, Winter, Yoga 0
Week 2 of 16 Done
I’m loosely straddling between two 16-week marathon training programs and just finished week 2. One program is a sub-4:00 plan that I pulled out of an old Women’s Running magazine, and the other is Nike+ Coach’s “Intermediate” plan (whatever that even means). My current 1:55-ish half marathon time apparently puts me at a marathon finish time of ...

15K to end 2015

08. January 2016 Routes, Run, Travel, Winter 0
My last outdoor run was last year, technically. I ran 15K to end 2015 on a combination of my two favorite hometown routes–Ocean Beach and Golden Gate Park. On this route, I get to enjoy the calming waves of the Pacific, the nostalgia of my old neighborhood, and the many hidden gems throughout the park. I’ll admit, ...

9 Days, 3 Cities, 3 Park Runs

21. December 2015 Routes, Run, Travel, Winter 0
9 Days, 3 Cities, 3 Park Runs
I finally made the trip home for the holidays, by way of New York. I know that my days of runnable weather are becoming limited, so I’m trying to get more disciplined with my training, even if it means running on vacation and in between periods of jet lag. Skipping a run one day could mean not getting ...