Every week my coach Kevin Hall, emails me the plan for the week, and this week as I got the email I saw a new workout. As I am training for ultras, there’s usually two long runs on consecutive days every week, and sometimes in one of the long runs there’s a shorter portion of … More This isn’t high school anymore
I love to run! Running to me is therapy and I have come to a point where I need to get out there and get some runs in, if not I’ll get grumpy and stressed. As I’ve participated in several races the last few years, I now not only run to feel good or reap … More Running with a purpose
So I’ve wrapped up 2015, a great year for me and running, and here I find myself getting ready for new challenges in 2016. There’s a lot to be grateful for looking back at 2015, a year where I challenged myself, did new things, met new people and set new records. As I’ve only been … More Happy New Running-Year
So finally the day had come, what I had been training for these last 15 weeks, getting out there 6 days a week – doing easy runs, tempos, speedwork, hill-repeats and all those long-runs, all for this one day – October 24th 2015. This was the day I would meet the trails of Cactus Rose … More Race Report: Cactus Rose 50-miler
The ministry I am working for, Back2Back Ministries, organized a virtual 5k race for Labour Weekend to raise funds and awareness about the situation of orphans worldwide. There was no tapering planned for this race, training through the week, and early Friday morning on the 4th of September, my coach Kevin and I drove to … More Two new PR’s – week 8 & 9 of 15
I’m excited to say that I am almost halfway through my trainingplan for the Cactus Rose 50 miler, after just finishing the 7th week of my 15 week plan. As the mileage is increasing, I am facing the temptation to cut corners, stop running and walk instead, maybe even skip a day… but as I … More Finishing is the ONLY option – week 7 of 15!
This last week was a very exciting one, not only did I continue to run, but I also started a new chapter in going back to school. When I gratuated high school, I decided I would give 1 year to God, and go serve Him, that is 16 years ago, and I never continued to … More In the zone – week 6 of 15