marathon training

Come Fly With Me – J Bird Runs – Budapest Travel Article

Come Fly With Me – J Bird Runs Happy Monday! I have been traveling quite a bit, some of which has been day trips. Sometimes I prefer that to staying overnight, because at least I get to sleep in my own bed. That usually means a really early and late flight, so I will use that as my rest day and shuffle the rest of the week around it. Monday 2/17: 2 mile warm up, 22 min tempo at 7…

Read More

Back to the Gym – J Bird Runs – Budapest Travel Article

Back to the Gym – J Bird Runs Happy Monday! I am headed out of town for a quick overnight work trip. With my new territory in the Pacific Northwest, I am doing less car travel here at home and more of these quick overnight trips. I am lucky John is home to take good care of Ben! Monday 2/3: 6 miles easy & upper body weights. I’ve been doing Mondays and Wednesdays on the treadmill at the gym so…

Read More

Weekly Workouts 11/11 – 11/17 – J Bird Runs – Budapest Travel Article

Weekly Workouts 11/11 – 11/17 – J Bird Runs Happy Tuesday! I’m a day late for a weekly recap, but whatever. There has been a lot going on over here! We got home from New York & JOHN PROPOSED! HI said yes, of course. I actually said yes before he even got to finish asking lol. He proposed with a ring pop & we are going to pick out a ring together. He has been traveling for the last week,…

Read More

Seattle & Voluntary Relo – J Bird Runs – Budapest Travel Article

Seattle & Voluntary Relo – J Bird Runs Happy Monday! We spent the better part of yesterday packing up and driving over to my parent’s house in Chico. A big chunk of CA is going through wildfires, which is pretty scary to see. Thankfully, our home is ok. We have lost power though, and it looks like it may not kick back on until we leave for New York. As we both work from home, we decided to head up…

Read More

Fall, is that you? – J Bird Runs – Budapest Travel Article

Fall, is that you? – J Bird Runs It’s feeling like Fall here now! Now, let’s just hope it feels that way in New York. The weather is showing mid 60s right now, but it also changes every 5 seconds, because East Coast. I am working on compiling a list of all the recommendations everyone has given me, and its starting to get exciting! As far as goals for New York go, I will probably run it for fun and…

Read More

Humidity is the Poor Man’s Altitude – J Bird Runs – Budapest Travel Article

Humidity is the Poor Man’s Altitude – J Bird Runs Ok – if you live in Florida, have lived in Florida, have visited Florida, or you know someone that has visited Florida, you already know it’s humid. Supposedly, humidity is the poor man’s altitude. I’m not sure that’s true. But OMG it was exponentially harder running for 18 miles at 9:30 pace on a flat road, that it was running at 10k feet up a mountain with 5k of elevation…

Read More

20 & Oktoberfest – J Bird Runs – Budapest Travel Article

20 & Oktoberfest – J Bird Runs The air is feeling CRISP this morning! We still have a few weeks of 80-85 degrees in the afternoons here & there, but we are definitely getting to cooler weather. Here’s hoping Chicago will be cool in a few weeks! I’m not running, but have a lot of friends who are. I got my first 20 miler in for New York this weekend & it felt awesome. I am REALLY nervous for this…

Read More