No exciting workouts this week- things haven't gone to plan. I wasn't able to stick to my workout schedule because of a pain in the top of my foot that started after the last 10k race. Every time I'd lace up and walk, the pain would get worse. On Wednesday I was thinking, there's no… Continue reading Workout of the Week: RUNNING AGAIN AT LAST
Hello fellow runners, I hope you are well on this Monday morning. There were some big races over the weekend. The big one was the New York Marathon. After years of African dominance in the women's race, Shalene Flanagan won the women's marathon. Seeing a non-African runner on top of the podium is a rare… Continue reading Steve’s Half Marathon Training: RECOVERY!
A bit too early on Sunday morning, Steve and I boarded the bus bound for Mokpo, South Korea. It was only about an hour journey south of Gwangju. In Mokpo, we made our way by taxi to the Mokpo Maritime Museum where the race started and finished. I wasn't feeling nervous, I was more curious… Continue reading 10KM RACE DRAMA
Hello fellow runners, If you've been following my weekly training posts, you'll know that I was racing yesterday in Mokpo, Korea. The race was the Mokpo Half Marathon. Mokpo is a seaside city, located in the South Western tip of South Korea. The leadup The lead-up to the race couldn't have gone any better. I… Continue reading Steve’s Half Marathon Race Report: Gust, Guts & Glory
Hi! Just a quick post this week as I'm on my taper week. This basically means that my training load has decreased because on Sunday I'll be running my first ever 10km race! The goal is to go into the race rested and ready to run- and finish under in 55 minutes. I had one… Continue reading Workout of the Week: TAPER WEEK
Hello fellow runners, I'm writing to you from my work desk, it's a beautiful fall day and I'm excited to finish work and get out for a run! It's truly the season of marathon and half marathon races here in Korea and around the world. My favorite race over the past few years is the Scotiabank… Continue reading Steve’s Half Marathon Training: WEEK 8- 2 WEEKS TO RACE-DAY
Hey hi hope you had a great week. I've been running around Jeju island this past week and it has been such a treat. This island is an outdoorsy paradise! There's amazing bike lanes that go all around the island, a massive mountain in the center (which we're climbing tomorrow) and beautiful beaches. I haven't… Continue reading Workout of the Week: DO YOU STRIDE?