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August Training Recap: Lots of Trails

August flew by! It’s my first month of living in California. It’s been hard to get fully settled. After spending a couple of weeks househunting, we finally found a house we can afford and liked in Napa. It’s been fun to have a complete change of scenery./ While I miss friends in New Jersey, the new change has been exciting and fun.

Of anything (life, job searching), running has been going the best. It’s consistent and you can get out the door most anywhere.

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Running, Training

What’s Next (Training Wise)

Like many people, motivation has been difficult when there aren’t any significant races on the horizon. I’ve been looking for something new to train and do. As I mentioned last Thursday, I enjoyed my previous virtual challenge. Now that it’s over, I wanted something else.

What would be challenging and yet fun?me running

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The Argument for Building a Base For Running (Now)
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The Argument for Building a Base For Running (Now)

It doesn’t take a genius to know that we are in the middle of a pandemic.  Lives lost, businesses closed, and livelihoods broken—sports and racing fall in the least of priorities with that.

So? So, many fall races have already been canceled. While there are still many big fall races that haven’t been canceled…it’s more or less, “they haven’t been canceled yet.”

The Argument for Building a Base For Running (Now)

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How to Stay Motivated to Run
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How to Stay Motivated to Run

How to Stay Motivated to Run (With No Races)

Right now, it can be hard to stay motivated to run. For some of us, we don’t race, so the lack of races doesn’t change how we run. For others, we miss racing. We miss running with others and we miss having a concrete goal to strive for. Just because you can’t race, doesn’t mean you can’t be motivated to run. That being said, like anything, there is no right or wrong way to do the pandemic.  Just be healthy and be safe.

How to Stay Motivated to Run

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