Tag Archives: training

2017 Leadville 100 MTB

Not enough miles.  Not enough miles.  Not enough miles.  That was the thought that kept going through my head as I fell further and further behind my goal pace.  After a couple weeks of reflection and learning, it’s clear to … Continue reading

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1 Week Til Leadville

The “hay is in the barn” as Coach Tucker used to say, at least as far as my fitness goes. It’s been difficult to manage being a dad and still hitting my training plan, especially in terms of total hours … Continue reading

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Leadville Heavy Half Marathon (June 17, 2017)

Sometimes it takes friends to float an idea that will challenge you and take you well outside of your comfort zone.  In this case, that was Alex Artel.  He asked if I was running the Heavy Half in early April … Continue reading

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First Races of 2017

Feat on the Street Resolve 5K My wife and I are incredibly fortunate to have our first baby coming our way around April 7th.  With that in mind, we know fitness and consistency is going to be a challenge.  We … Continue reading

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Week 15: Reaching for Routine

Weekly Summary: – Track season started…so of course it won’t stop snowing. – Some sense of routine this week…prioritizing training and “me” time – Much more running than biking…got show kids the routes! Monday (2/23): Off Tuesday (2/24): 1.5 mile RUN Wednesday (2/25): 2.2 … Continue reading

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December 15, 2014

2K run (10:49) — 25 GHD Ext. 15 Burpees 10 Jumping Pull Ups 30 DB Shoulder Press 50 Sit-ups 50 Flutters 2x:30 Plank Repeat x2 Beginning of the 2nd mesocycle. Main focus is to increase my running miles and clean … Continue reading

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December 13, 2014

On my ride today, I decided to start providing a more detailed account of my training in preparation for the Leadville 100 in August 2015.  I want to do this because the past couple months have been challenging emotionally and … Continue reading

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