Tag Archive: half marathon training

Vegan Nutrition on a Budget

When I was training for my first half marathon a little over a year ago, I was broke and lost about how to feed myself while doing long runs. I needed to get the most bang for my buck, and as someone who had spent their adulthood scared of carbs, I was confused. Carbs or […]

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Rock N Roll San Diego Half Marathon 2017 Recap!

On June 4, 2017 I ran my fourth half marathon! It took place in San Diego, as part of the Rock’N Roll marathon series. This was my second RNR half, and I am a big fan of this race series! Mike and I might run RNR Vegas (I’m still working on my friend Britney) and […]

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Workout of the Day!

I’m three days away from the Rock’N Roll San Diego half, and only slightly freaking out. I basically had a nervous break-down two nights ago, and feeling much better since writing it all out. MUCH BETTER, NOT LYING AT ALL. Anyway, been working on my hydration, carb loading, sleeping, and tonight I got to stretching. […]

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Jackfruit for Every Meal (or Jackfruit, Jackfruit, the Magical Fruit!)

Mike and I are trying to eat better. As vegans, it’s like, we already eat a plant-based diet, so what’s the problem? My taste for processed foods and candy has gone through the roof with all the new vegan products (Meats! Cheeses! Cheesecake! Mac’n cheese! Pizza! Corndogs! Donuts! GIVE ME ALL OF IT!!! ) available, […]

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Chasing the PR Might Be Killing Me (But Setting Goals Keeps Us Alive, Right?)

My next half marathon, the Rock’N Roll San Diego half, is in 5 days! It will be my fourth 13.1 mile race, and I’ve been training hard to get a sub-2, which means running it in under two hours. I came close last November (it’s now almost June) at the Rock’N Roll Vegas half with […]

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Long Time, No Posts

Hello! It’s been awhile, and I miss you lil running blog. I think about you all the time. Here’s the deal: my beloved Macbook Pro bit the dust, I completed the LA Marathon and then what felt like almost immediately, started training for another half marathon. And while it’s not impossible to blog on a […]

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The Road to Marathon Day: Back to Back Half Marathons

I never thought I would find the strength within myself to run a marathon. The jury is still out, as I haven’t run one yet! BUT! Marathon training is in effect, and for training I ran 14 miles last weekend. That is my longest run to date! A half marathon is 13.1 miles. I will […]

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Combatting Knee Pain with Leg Strengthening (Or, BUT MY KNEES HURT)

When people talk about running, usually in terms of what they can’t do, knee pain often comes up. Now, I’m not a doctor but I have been called one of cake decorating; this is just my advice based on my own experience and what worked for me, BECAUSE OMG I HAD KNEE PAIN. I was in […]

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Eight Weeks to 26.2, Halfway to Nowhere.

At this point in time, I am halfway through two workouts – Yoga With Adriene’s Yoga Revolution and BlacklistLA’s 16 week marathon training. I have been giving both my best, and at the same time, being kind to myself and listening to my body. I completed a half marathon right before marathon training; in my mind […]

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Britney’s Running Playlist (and now yours too)!

Since my teen years, I’ve been running off and on. It hasn’t been until recently that I’ve upped the distance past 5 miles, and stuck with it long term. In high school I was on the swim team, and on weekends I’d work out at the gym with my dad, using the treadmill or stair-stepper, plus weight […]

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Hello world!

Get ready for our blog about veganism and running! We’re Jenny and Mike, two vegans who also happen to run, and fell for each other in the midst of it all! We were Instagram friends who had bumped into each other a few times over the course of a year. I (Jenny) was impressed by Mike’s […]

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