Category Archives: Training

BibRave Review: RunGo App

“Disclaimer: I received a premium subscription to RunGo to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!” I’ve never been a big fan of running or fitness … Continue reading

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The most wonderfully awful day – The Yeti 100

The backstory: I don’t know when or where I decided I had any business running 100 miles, but Yetis and unicorns were definitely involved. When I ran my first 50k in August of 2014, it happened to be the Yeti … Continue reading

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The final Yeti 100 countdown and more to come

41 days from this post I’ll be somewhere between the marathon and 50k mark of the Yeti 100. Honestly, since completing the 100k at Merril’s Mile, I’ve just been ready to get this done. Since July the heat and humidity … Continue reading

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Going Beyond Pace with Milestone Pod

I first heard about the MilestonePod last week from fellow BibRave Pro Jenna K., our Southern region BibRave captain.  I was immediately intrigued by the idea of a device you could afford to put on each pair of running shoes … Continue reading

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Run Yeti Far…2.0

Last weekend I went back to amazing Damascus, VA for another training run on the Yeti 100 course, the Virginia Creeper Trail. This time I brought Adam along so he could experience the wonderfully scenic trail by bike. No sooner … Continue reading

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Bike Ride Across Georgia (BRAG) 2017 Recap!

It’s been a few days but BRAG is over for another year. This is the second year Adam and I have completed “Big” BRAG (the organization has several shorter rides throughout the year), and it continues to be the best … Continue reading

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Yeti 100 Training Week 3 Recap: A tale of ice and ponies

Yup, I missed this post last week but there wasn’t much to update anyway. Due to 1) last week of school insanity (working 15 + hr days) and forced taper entering 3 weeks of long races, I stuck to the … Continue reading

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Yeti 100 Training Week 1 Recap

Obviously, my marathon-a-month training goal for the year is only a fraction of what needs to be done for 100-mile training.  I’m using a modified 24-week training plan from the book Relentless Forward Progress by Bryon Powell. I say “modified” … Continue reading

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Run Yeti Far

The genesis of my marathon-a-month challenge for 2017 is actually the training for my first 100 mile race, The Yeti 100, in September. A consistent training recommendation I hear from veteran 100 mile runners is “time on your feet”. I’m … Continue reading

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It’s not a lazy weekend; it’s just the calm before the storm

As I wait for some large SAS computations, there’s no better time for an update. I’ve done nothing particularly exciting this weekend. I’ve had the absolute pleasure of following my husband wherever he likes, mostly including a drive to Chattanooga … Continue reading

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