Category: Training

A Run in Hartford

This past week I was in Hartford, CT for a few days to attend a work conference. It was rainy the first couple of days I was there, so I ran in my hotel.* But on day 3, the sky cleared and I had a 2-hour break between sessions and the evening social event. So

Quick Strength for Runners

Disclaimer: I checked this book out from the public library. I do have some affiliate links scattered throughout this post, so clicking on them may earn me a couple of pennies. Thanks for supporting this site! I recently finished the 8-week program in the book Quick Strength for Runners Book by Jeff Horowitz. I took 10 weeks

I Am A Runner

Saw this quote today and it resonated with me. I have been frustrated the weather has prevented me from running outside much. I have struggled with motivation. But as of today I have exceeded my monthly mileage goal by 6 miles despite dealing with miserable cold/allergies, windy weather, and busy life. I have persevered and

Shoe Dating

I’ve been running in the Saucony Virrata for the past several years. They’re zero-drop but have some cushion without being overly inflated pillows strapped to my feet. They’ve been fantastic shoes and I’ve run 5k to marathon in them. They’re also discontinued… Whomp whomp! I’ve been buying some close outs but they’re getting harder to