Endurance athletes are stubborn. And if you told them so, they’d most likely take it as a compliment. If you asked them to take a little break from training, they’d take it as an insult.
Here we are — nearing the end of a long summer of training. You probably have some prep races under your belt for your key event; your big race is on the horizon.
“Doing more with less” should be a motto of us hearty Northwest endurance athletes. I asked four of the busiest (and most dedicated) people I know how they balance family (kids), work (full time and then some), and high-level running.
In April of 2021, the Eugene Marathon will return to Hayward Field at the University of Oregon. The event will take place April 24-25, 2021 and consists of the Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K and Kid’s Duck Dash
In training for a marathon, much of your goal is just to get your mileage up so that the distance isn’t as daunting.
Several of the best masters runners from the mile to the 100K distance live in the Northwest. Lucky for us, they were willing to share some of their secrets.
Sometimes life gets in the way of training and there are only so many hours in a day. Given all that you have on your plate, how do you maximize your time while training...
I took up fastpacking a few years ago as a way to meld my running fitness with a desire to be in the wilderness for longer periods of time.
In order to improve performance, you have to challenge your body’s ability to tolerate an increase in physical, mental, and emotional stress. This is called overload and is defined as adding stress greater than your body is accustomed to.
Fifteen-year-old Tatum Hagen from Wilsonville, OR, recently completed the 100 Miles to Auburn virtual event. She covered the distance in a combined time of 26:08:34 over a two-day period.