What does it mean to run “like a girl”?
Mind Over Miles
(As of early 2013,) Farin Montanez is a 25-year-old mom of two who started running — after a decade-long hiatus — in November. “Mind over miles” chronicles her training for the Santa Rosa Marathon. She can be reached at farin at maderatribune.net. Follow her on Instagram at mind_over_miles.
As a parent, a somewhat young one, I frequently worry about my parenting skills.
Start with a 5K Saturday
What better way to start your summer than with a race?
Nothing is more crucial to goal-oriented training than motivation, and nothing is more motivating than another runner — or a whole group of them — promising to meet you for a run.
They say “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Alternatively, I didn’t know there was anything I needed to fix until I “broke.”
When writers’ block strikes, I turn to fellow runners for topic ideas. On several occasions I’ve been inundated with variations of the same suggestion: injuries.
Day One of pre-training for the inaugural San Joaquin River Trail 50-mile ultramarathon began with a one-mile 1,000-foot climbing challenge on Sunday. It wasn’t pretty.