Sick as a Dog

Sick as a Dog

Last week I had a great 1st taper week with easy flat miles during the week days with a little bit of speed mixed in.  Yassine put together a group run last Saturday and we explored the back 20 miles of the Gorge course.  I felt great during the long run, climbing well and closing out the(…)

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Sticking to It

Sticking to It

Another week where all goals were met, but when your goals are fairly loose that is a little easier to do.  It is not that I do not have goals, I have just chosen not to get overly specific this early in the season.  Right now I just want to ramp up and be consistent.  I have been(…)

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A Trip Around Mt St Helens

A Trip Around Mt St Helens

I had planned on exploring the volcanos of Hood and St. Helens in the upcoming summer months.  I can now cross one off my list a little earlier than planned.  This past weekend I had the pleasure of hitting the PNW classic of running the 33 miles around Mt. St. Helens.  Doing this in February is, from my understanding, almost(…)

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Feeling Inspired

Feeling Inspired

This move took a lot out of me. Even though there were all of these great places to explore, it was not happening with any regularity. It seemed like more effort than it should of to get back in the swing of things, but all that changed in just a run. Portland’s trail running czar,(…)

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