BSIM Training Week 8

Last week was definitely a building week for my training. The miles became longer but my effort was easier. Monday - Fartlek (4 min, 3 min, 2 min, 1 min) - 8.1 miles! A system of training for distance runners in which the terrain and pace are continually varied to eliminate boredom and enhance psychological aspects of … Continue reading BSIM Training Week 8

Race Discount Alert!

Okay, I may have some exciting news if you happen to be looking for something extra to do on March 5, 2017! What: San Jose 408k Race to the Row When: March 5, 2017 Where: San Jose, CA or ANYWHERE! (Yes, that is correct. There is a remote option so you can run this anywhere! I … Continue reading Race Discount Alert!

BSIM Training Week 7

Oops, a little late this week! Ironically, this week's focus has been on journaling my runs and really paying attention to effort. If you are not already keeping a journal of your training, I highly recommend it. It is also really fun to see your progress! Monday - Speed workout with FleetFeet, 5x1000s which came … Continue reading BSIM Training Week 7

BSIM Training Week 6

Another tough week in the books! While last week challenged me with weather, this week challenged me with being sick.  This week I received an important reminder from a friend who sent me this awesome piece from Momentum Jewelry that says, "just breathe". As runners, we often get caught up in our training when we … Continue reading BSIM Training Week 6

What Do Sick Days Mean For Runners

Sick days mean the worst days EVER. Most of us runners have been there. You're sick but you could definitely push through your run. If you could do it, then why shouldn't you? I struggle with this every time I get sick, like today for example. Part of this is because I grew up playing sports and you're … Continue reading What Do Sick Days Mean For Runners

Joining the 2017 Team nuun!

I am really excited to announce that I was accepted into Team nuun for 2017! For those of you who are not yet familiar with the brand, nuun specializes in healthy hydration in not only your sport, but your daily life. Nuun looks to "replenish both active people and our planet and believe in clean product, clean … Continue reading Joining the 2017 Team nuun!

BSIM Training Week 4

This week was a tough one. With traveling, severe weather conditions and my health on the verge of sickness, I needed to make myself take a break. Monday - Traveling back to North Carolina from California. Tuesday - Rest Wednesday - Rest Thursday - 6 miles Friday - 4 miles Saturday - 1.5 miles in … Continue reading BSIM Training Week 4