Category Archives: Training

Running Moments

In no particular order, some of my favorite running moments from the last year: Hearing someone use an actual bugle to play the ‘call to post’ (normally heard to start horse races) during the Fargo Marathon. Running downhill to the … Continue reading

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The Workouts 2/27 – 3/4

2/27 – 30 min. yoga. Felt very good! 2/28 – travel 2/29 – 5 mile run – easy and fun 3/1 – 4 mile run – enjoyed every minute 3/2 – rest 3/3 – Old Pueblo 50 Mile Endurance Run – … Continue reading

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The Workouts 2/20 – 2/26

2/20 – 30 min. yoga.  Felt very good! 2/21 – 7 mile run – kinda chilly but a steady run.  Legs felt a bit heavy. 2/22 – 5 mile run – legs felt a little heavy. 2/23 – Lower body weight workout due … Continue reading

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Warrior Dash Valkyrie in Training #12

(The following is a guest post from my mother regarding our determination to run the Warrior Dash in Arizona this spring.  This is the 12th in the series wherein our Valkyrie sees the benefits of the hard work – check out part … Continue reading

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The Workouts 2/13 – 2/19

2/13 – 3 hours helping friends moving = NSOMAT 2/14 – 9 mile run.  Chilly, but, after running the Ralston half on Sunday, I wasn’t going to let minor chilliness put me off.  Due to excessive railroad traffic I had to change … Continue reading

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Running in Northeast Colorado – Winter #5

Amazing weather – early December got rolling with a temperature plummet and some snow which quickly gave way to sunny skies and balmy days.  January was one gorgeous day after another and then February hit with some pent-up winter fury – … Continue reading

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The Workouts 2/6 – 2/12

2/6 – 30 min. yoga.  Legs pretty tight from Sunday’s weights/running/etc. 2/7 – 1.5 hours on the treadmill… treadmill… treadmill… 2/8 – Leg strength workout, abs and 5 miles on the treadmill… tread… tread… 2/9 – rest day.  Also, legs felt much better … Continue reading

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A Sideways Look at Ultra Running

I like to sneak up on the big things.  Kind of look at them from the corners of my eyes first. The site for the Old Pueblo 50 Mile Endurance Run is not very lengthy.  This is good.  I have … Continue reading

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The Workouts 1/30 – 2/5

1/30 – 30 min. yoga.  Felt very good! 1/31 – 9 mile run – started later than usual, finished well after dark.  Felt good and ran fast – for me! 2/1 – 5 mile run 2/2 – 8 miles on treadmill! 2/3 – … Continue reading

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Warrior Dash Valkyrie in Training #11

(The following is a guest post from my mother regarding our determination to run the Warrior Dash in Arizona this spring.  This is the 10th in the series wherein our Valkyrie pushes the envelope – check out part #10 here and keep tuned … Continue reading

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