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Trail Toe Runner · 1Y ago

The Other San Diego trip

Oh yes. Of course I chose to run the Carlsbad Marathon because of it's proximity to San Diego as a chance to visit with a friend and her kids. San Diego never disappoints in January.  And it...
Trail Toe Runner · 1Y ago

Carlsbad Marathon

Marathons (and any long endurance events) are really impossible to predict. I went into this race very pleased with where I was and looking forward to seeing what race day would bring. I ha...
Trail Toe Runner · 1Y ago

heat and beat feet

I composed this in my head as the next blog post but it's been so crazy at work, i'm only just getting it down.Training for the marathon has gone very well. I've done the work. I've worked h...
Trail Toe Runner · 1Y ago

Ready for 2016!

I don't really feel like 2015 is quite done yet. In a couple weeks, i'll have a better idea of what I'd like to focus on in 2016. Regardless, I'll be taking some easy weeks. Hopefully, the w...
Trail Toe Runner · 1Y ago

Where there's a will, there's a long run

Wintry MixIt's the last long run of this cycle and I need 16 miles. But I need 16 miles at certain paces that get progressively faster. On tired legs. At the end of a very sucessfull trainin...
Trail Toe Runner · 1Y ago

Focused

That is the only word for it. I am very focused on the upcoming marathon. It is a month away and i'm in the middle of peak training.FOCUS.Every easy run has been getting slower and slower. "...
Trail Toe Runner · 1Y ago

And knitting

This is leftover yarn from a throw blanket I made for a friend. It's fun bulky soft yarn (Bernat Blanket) so I thought it would be nice for some running accessories. Wouldn't you know that I...
Trail Toe Runner · 1Y ago

Too busily running.

Happy Thanksgiving and where did November go?That's right. I've been too busily running.Who thought that training for a winter marathon was a good idea?!Oh, that's right. It was my idea. And...
Trail Toe Runner · 1Y ago

What's Up?

Granite pavers installed and ground regraded.There has been a whole lot of yardwork. Finally after 15 years in our house, we are getting a handle on our feral backyard. I'd gotten a screamin...
Trail Toe Runner · 1Y ago

Women of Wonder 5k

At the start. Well for once I did this one right. I've done the 10k at this event for the past couple years. It's a fun event but the 10k is challenging for a lot of reasons. Its a big event...