hurdles

I’ve been thinking I need to sit down and tell you what my training has been like over the last month because I think it might be helpful to someone out there. As you all know (at least now you will) the Pacific Northwest Marathon is coming up-in 12 days!! I...

Training Plan Week 16

This week we will experience some of the exhaustion you will face during the marathon. We present some ideas to help you overcome the emotional stress you may experience. Click on the poster for a pdf...

Training Plan Week 14

Are you overdoing it? This week we have some guidelines to ensure you are doing the right amount of training. Click on the poster for a pdf...

Exercise Is Exercise

I used to think that exercise meant running, aerobics, strength training, and all of those other high intensity activities. But now, at the age of 61, I have come to realize that exercise can involve so many other things. I have always been a walker(a brisk walker)...

The Road Before US

This morning was glorious! I went on a little run with my friend Amity up Mt. Pisgah. The Craguns, founders of the Pacific Northwest Marathon, were also there with their four adorable children. There is something so invigorating and peaceful about starting your day...