Running Fiesta

Writing and running in Austin, TX.

Category Archives: training

Top 10 Reasons You Should Join My Group

If you follow me/Rogue on Facebook or Twitter, you may have heard the big news. Starting December 10th, I’ll be coaching my own training group in Cedar Park! I am … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

How NOT to Survive a Taper Week

Do I write one of these posts before every major race? Probably, but it always seems like a good idea at the time. What else am I supposed to do … Continue reading

October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

My BHAG for Chicago Is…

Sometime around 7am this morning, I had the following realization: “Holy sh*t, the marathon is in TWO WEEKS!!!” Yes, yes, you’d think with how much weight I’m putting on this … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

OMG – Slow Down!!!

I wasn’t going to post 2 days in a row – don’t want to set unreasonable expectations after all – but I figured I should keep this one timely. Also, … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Do You Suffer from "The Pride"?

Runner’s knee, runner’s toe, runner’s trots…distance runners learn early on to fear all sorts of ailments. This fear is healthy, because any of the above can definitely ruin a race. … Continue reading

June 24, 2012 · 2 Comments

Crossing the Chasm

A good friend recently started a new job for an athletically-oriented company, wherein she is expected to regularly take part in a number of endurance events. My first impression: This … Continue reading

October 2, 2011 · 3 Comments

Back at It

When I first looked at the dates for Rogue’s Fall Marathon Training, I thought, May 21st? That’s perfect! Two weeks to relax post-marathon, and then I’ll be dying to get … Continue reading

May 23, 2011 · 5 Comments

Is 10 the New 11?

Lately I’ve been running fast. Not Boston fast, or even Houston fast. (Houston recently announced a 4:00 qualifying standard for guaranteed entry in 2012. Prestige is nice and all, but … Continue reading

April 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

I Has a Plan!

Now that fall marathon season has wrapped up, runners everywhere are contemplating what to do with all that free team we once spent training. For many of us, the answer … Continue reading

December 12, 2010 · 4 Comments