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AMR Running Retreat Recap

Taking some time off after a race sounds great (and easy) in theory.  In practice, however, it is hard work.  After 20 weeks of running considerable mileage I just feel so lazy.  So on the last day of my rest week following the Happy Girls half marathon, I’m reminiscing about last week’s retreat and looking forward… (read more)

Race Report: Happy Girls Half-Marathon Spokane

  Yesterday, I ran the Happy Girls Half-Marathon in Spokane, Washington as part of the Another Mother Runner: Run + Refresh retreat and as my goal race in AMR’s heart rate training coaching plan (on trainlikeamother.club). I had never run a trail race before, and must say that I was really unprepared coming into my… (read more)

5 Obstacles to my 20-mile Run

Two words – Snooze Button. Procrastination that added a good 1/2 hour to my “get ready” routine. Started my run 1 hour late! Hills this Flatlander is not used to! It’s hard to keep up the pace when you’re busy looking at the ground for tree roots and large rocks Check out time is 12:00pm…. (read more)