Week 1/30 training

Last week was full of great training..but now it's time to lay the hammer down. No more runnin on easy street! Sorry to my subscribers who get a notification of a partially written post, but updating as I go is a great way to keep my training in check. Mon what a beautiful day. I …

Week 1/23 training & what have you..

I decided to make a new post to log my workouts this week. Just easier for me this way. I am really struggling with my mental game lately. Not "mental game" as in the lack of pushing myself- mental game as in my dissatisfaction with training in the same old places. I've run my favorite …

Training Week 1/15

This week I'm ready to crank it back up. I won't be doing mega mileage again yet, probably under 100, but lots of speed, mountains, and quality- the rest will just be junk miles - which are only in there to keep my distance strength & fitness up for competing in 100s. <--That's my sched. …

1/8 training week

Taking it kinda easy this week... Sun 7mi trail easy Mon 12 mi Q1 on extremely difficult route - (fast!) Tue 11 easy (stayed under 8min pace tho!) Wed- alarm off at 4, but I was already awake! 4.5mi hilly warm up, 5x800 w 400 recoveries, storm came- so hit the garage for triple round …

Training Week 1/1

I am getting crunk again on my feet! However, I'm adding in a lot of rest- because 2011 brought me over 6000 miles of running!! Ouch! Periodization training is the new over-training. This will be my log this week updated on the reg with pics! Keep me in check blog stalkers;) SAT- 4:50a 2mi warmup, …

Find a freakin’ way!

ALWAYS FIND A WAY. a video by Ashley Ringo Walsh on Flickr. ....TO KEEP FIGHTING (BC when the fighter inside of me won't shut up her growls...I gotta find a way to let her out of her cage. ;)) The entire weekend, I griped that I was missing out on hours of endorphin releasing cardio, …

Beth McCurdy’s Birthday Ultra

Beth McCurdy's Birthday Ultra, a set on Flickr.Ah, nothing like a long ultra training run. So, Beth texted me a few weeks ago and said, "Want to run 42 miles with me on silver comet to celebrate my 42 birthday? Good training for Hinson." I think it took me like, I don't know, maybe a …

8/22 workouts

Updating as I go... Looking forward to my ultra run with Beth Mccurdy this weekend to celebrate her birthday. She says she wants 42 miles (I'm gonna talk her into 50 ;)) Training is remaining well over 100 miles a week, and I'm not tiredly striving to reach mileage day to day. I'm really just …

8/15 Training update.

So I'm still kicking my own butt over here in lame Bumpkinland, Georgia. I hate this place. Really. Ready for California!!!! (that was yelled) But I DO love running & MAN are there some seriously sick trails to be trampled on around here. Dan introduced me to a new 9 mile route that I'm in …

8/8 8 months of torture in the books

Built Ford Tough., a photo by Ashley Ringo Walsh on Flickr.Ha But it wasn't really torture bc I loved every minute of it. Especially now, when running so much is like second nature. I'm feeling fit, fast, tough, and confident. Continuing to push myself, but staying smart & remaining very focused..& HAPPY! M- Early am- …