I am now only 54 days away from my race! My second block of training is complete! (ECS Wisconsin Weeks 5-7) The focus for this 3-week block has been elevation and mixing speed work into my long runs. I’ve also added in doubles on Wednesday which I have been enjoying. Week
As a coach, one of the biggest questions my athletes have is “What are the nutrition guidelines for runners?” Figuring out nutrition is the final puzzle piece for many athletes. There are multitudes of resources for training plans, workouts, recovery strategies, but when it comes to nutrition guidelines for runners there is a gap.
Sunday July 16th was National Ice Cream Day! How did I celebrate? By rounding up a bunch of friends and organizing a Chicago vegan ice cream crawl! When organizing the event, I considered the following criteria: Did it have a Divvy stop (Chicago bikeshare company) near by? Did it have a plant-based option? Was it