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Today is race day. I’m running my first virtual half marathon. It’s not my first virtual race though, I ran a virtual 10K four months ago and my first virtual race, a 5K six months ago. In both cases I didn’t reach the goal I had set out for myself. I’m still blaming the missed PR on my …
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A faster half marathon – First virtual attempt

Today is race day. I’m running my first virtual half marathon. It’s not my first virtual race though, I ran a virtual 10K four months ago and my first virtual race, a 5K six months ago. In both cases I didn’t reach the goal I had set out for myself. I’m still blaming the missed PR on my … A faster half marathon – First virtual attempt Read More » The post A faster half marathon – First virtual attempt appeared first on My Runner's Life.

The last two weeks of my training plan with Garmin Coach Amy have started, it is time to taper: reducing the training to ensure I arrive  fresh and well-rested at the starting line. I adapted the plan a little, my longest runs were 16,5 and 17K instead of the much longer runs Coach Amy wanted me to do.  Time …
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A faster half marathon – Final weeks of preparation

The last two weeks of my training plan with Garmin Coach Amy have started, it is time to taper: reducing the training to ensure I arrive  fresh and well-rested at the starting line. I adapted the plan a little, my longest runs were 16,5 and 17K instead of the much longer runs Coach Amy wanted me to do.  Time … A faster half marathon – Final weeks of preparation Read More » The post A faster half marathon – Final weeks of preparation appeared first on My…

Another update from my training plan with Garmin Coach Amy guiding me towards a faster half marathon. My second half marathon that I will run on October 11. No race, just me. This summary brings lots of sunrise runs, two speed repeats workouts and my longest run of the plan so far.  Tired run  Yesterday …
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A faster half marathon – Speed repeats and sunrise runs

Another update from my training plan with Garmin Coach Amy guiding me towards a faster half marathon. My second half marathon that I will run on October 11. No race, just me. This summary brings lots of sunrise runs, two speed repeats workouts and my longest run of the plan so far. Tired run Yesterday … A faster half marathon – Speed repeats and sunrise runs Read More » The post A faster half marathon – Speed repeats and sunrise runs appeared first on My Runner's Life.

These are the last few weeks of my half marathon plan with Garmin Coach Amy towards a new PB. I have my longest run, another set of increased speed repeats and a new time trial. My morning runs are getting darker, so I got my lights out of storage again and I’m paying more attention …
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A faster half marathon – Last long run and more speed work

These are the last few weeks of my half marathon plan with Garmin Coach Amy towards a new PB. I have my longest run, another set of increased speed repeats and a new time trial. My morning runs are getting darker, so I got my lights out of storage again and I’m paying more attention … A faster half marathon – Last long run and more speed work Read More » The post A faster half marathon – Last long run and more speed work appeared first on My Runner's Life.

Another update from my training plan with Garmin Coach Amy guiding me towards a faster half marathon. My second half marathon that I will run on October 11. No race, just me. This summary brings lots of sunrise runs, two speed repeats workouts and my longest run of the plan so far.  Tired run  Yesterday …
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A faster half marathon – Speed repeats and sunrise runs

Another update from my training plan with Garmin Coach Amy guiding me towards a faster half marathon. My second half marathon that I will run on October 11. No race, just me. This summary brings lots of sunrise runs, two speed repeats workouts and my longest run of the plan so far. Tired run Yesterday … A faster half marathon – Speed repeats and sunrise runs Read More » The post A faster half marathon – Speed repeats and sunrise runs appeared first on My Runner's Life.

With just over seven weeks to go before my unofficial half marathon race I finally restarted my training plan. After an unfortunate ankle sprain I had to put my Garmin Coach training plan on pause for a little while. I ran my last (and first) half marathon with a still recovering sprain, but since I’m not in a rush …
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A faster half marathon – Back to training, resuming the Garmin Coach plan

With just over seven weeks to go before my unofficial half marathon race I finally restarted my training plan. After an unfortunate ankle sprain I had to put my Garmin Coach training plan on pause for a little while. I ran my last (and first) half marathon with a still recovering sprain, but since I’m not in a rush … A faster half marathon – Back to training, resuming the Garmin Coach plan Read More » The post A faster half marathon – Back to training, resuming the Garmin Coach…

Which running watch is right for you depends on two things: what do you want it to do for you and what you are willing and able to pay for it. Garmin has several lines of watches, the main ones suitable for running are:  Vivoactive/Venu. This series contains more lifestyle focused watches and has standard options …
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Best Garmin watches for running

Which running watch is right for you depends on two things: what do you want it to do for you and what you are willing and able to pay for it. Garmin has several lines of watches, the main ones suitable for running are: Vivoactive/Venu. This series contains more lifestyle focused watches and has standard options … Best Garmin watches for running Read More » The post Best Garmin watches for running appeared first on My Runner's Life.

  My half marathon ‘race’ day is getting closer, though it doesn’t really feel like it yet. Two more months of training left! I’m building up my long runs, doing a little speed work and had to pause the plan for a while. More on that later.  Before the week started I paused and unpaused …
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A faster half marathon – More speed work and pausing the Coach plan

My half marathon ‘race’ day is getting closer, though it doesn’t really feel like it yet. Two more months of training left! I’m building up my long runs, doing a little speed work and had to pause the plan for a while. More on that later. Before the week started I paused and unpaused … A faster half marathon – More speed work and pausing the Coach plan Read More » The post A faster half marathon – More speed work and pausing the Coach plan appeared first on…

This week’s blog update was a little more complicated to write up as usual. Normally I’m typing this out on my laptop with Garmin Connect open, either on my phone or in a webbrowser on the laptop. Given Garmin’s current issues, that’s not possible at the moment. So, I finally caved and manually uploaded my …
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A faster half marathon – First speedwork and Friday Fun Run returns

This week’s blog update was a little more complicated to write up as usual. Normally I’m typing this out on my laptop with Garmin Connect open, either on my phone or in a webbrowser on the laptop. Given Garmin’s current issues, that’s not possible at the moment. So, I finally caved and manually uploaded my … A faster half marathon – First speedwork and Friday Fun Run returns Read More » The post A faster half marathon – First speedwork and Friday Fun Run returns appeared first on My…

Are you considering buying a Garmin Fenix 6S Pro, but not entirely convinced yet? Let me tell you about my experience after using this watch for more than two months. All the best features like Maps Navigation, PacePro and upgraded sleep tracking. And of course, outstanding activity tracking for running, swimming, cycling and so much …
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Review: Garmin Fenix 6S Pro – user experience

Are you considering buying a Garmin Fenix 6S Pro, but not entirely convinced yet? Let me tell you about my experience after using this watch for more than two months. All the best features like Maps Navigation, PacePro and upgraded sleep tracking. And of course, outstanding activity tracking for running, swimming, cycling and so much … Review: Garmin Fenix 6S Pro – user experience Read More » The post Review: Garmin Fenix 6S Pro – user experience appeared first on My…

Another week of training towards a faster half marathon, but the circumstances have changed. Against my better judgement I kept hope that the race I’m training for would go through, that they would find a way to make it happen safely. Unfortunately, that hope has gone. The announcement came this week that the race has …
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A faster half marathon – Another time trial, PB and my first long run

Another week of training towards a faster half marathon, but the circumstances have changed. Against my better judgement I kept hope that the race I’m training for would go through, that they would find a way to make it happen safely. Unfortunately, that hope has gone. The announcement came this week that the race has … A faster half marathon – Another time trial, PB and my first long run Read More » The post A faster half marathon – Another time trial, PB and my first long run…

After having 1,5 week off from running, I’m back and eager to start again. I still have one week of vacation time left and have every intention of putting it to good use. As stated last week, I’ve set up the plan for 5 workouts per week and this week will be the first time I’ll manage […] The post A faster half marathon – Time trials and low heart rate running appeared first on My Runner's Life. Running Training Plan, My Route, Half Marathon Training, Run Around, Heart Rate, How To Run Longer, Trials, First Time, Workouts

A faster half marathon – Time trials and low heart rate running

After having 1,5 week off from running, I’m back and eager to start again. I still have one week of vacation time left and have every intention of putting it to good use. As stated last week, I’ve set up the plan for 5 workouts per week and this week will be the first time I’ll manage […] The post A faster half marathon – Time trials and low heart rate running appeared first on My Runner's Life.

On October 11, the race that made me want to run a half marathon is happening again. Maybe. It’s not cancelled yet and small races are slowly starting back up in my country. Even though it’s a large race, I’m keeping hope. I’ve also decided together with a friend that if it does get cancelled, […] The post A faster half marathon – Garmin Coach setup, benchmark and first runs appeared first on My Runner's Life. How To Run Faster, How To Run Longer, Running Training Plan, After Running, Run Today, Going On Holiday, Best Start, Summer Heat, No Time For Me

A faster half marathon – Garmin Coach setup, benchmark and first runs

On October 11, the race that made me want to run a half marathon is happening again. Maybe. It’s not cancelled yet and small races are slowly starting back up in my country. Even though it’s a large race, I’m keeping hope. I’ve also decided together with a friend that if it does get cancelled, […] The post A faster half marathon – Garmin Coach setup, benchmark and first runs appeared first on My Runner's Life.

It’s time for my 10K race. My virtual 10K race of course. I signed up for my second virtual run after first doing a 5K virtual race earlier in April. My first experience with a virtual race was that it definitely pushed me harder as a normal training run would, but not as much as an actual […] The post 10K race – Epic Virtual Run appeared first on My Runner's Life. Running Training Plan, 10k Races, Virtual Run, Race Day, Sounds Like, Far Away, Country Roads, Racing, Life

10K race – Epic Virtual Run

It’s time for my 10K race. My virtual 10K race of course. I signed up for my second virtual run after first doing a 5K virtual race earlier in April. My first experience with a virtual race was that it definitely pushed me harder as a normal training run would, but not as much as an actual […] The post 10K race – Epic Virtual Run appeared first on My Runner's Life.

Just two more weeks until the training plan ends and I’m running a virtual 10K race to beat my PR. I have messed up the training schedule a bit since Coach Greg actually thinks I’ve still got three weeks to go. So for next two weeks I have three easy runs, two versions of goal […] The post Training for a faster 10K – Tapering with easy runs and speed workouts appeared first on My Runner's Life. Running Training Plan, Training Schedule, Speed Workout, Workouts, 10k Races, Heart Rate Zones, Best For Last, How To Get Warm, Mess Up

Training for a faster 10K – Tapering with easy runs and speed workouts

Just two more weeks until the training plan ends and I’m running a virtual 10K race to beat my PR. I have messed up the training schedule a bit since Coach Greg actually thinks I’ve still got three weeks to go. So for next two weeks I have three easy runs, two versions of goal […] The post Training for a faster 10K – Tapering with easy runs and speed workouts appeared first on My Runner's Life.

The bone conducting Aftershokz Aeropex headphones. I heard so much about them, many runners I know or ‘know’ through social media are amazed by them and show their enthusiasm. Is it true? Are they as awesome as they seem? Will they work for me? I had my doubts, but after unsuccessfully entering a few winning […] The post Review: Aftershokz Aeropex – user experience appeared first on My Runner's Life. Running Training Plan, Best Headphones, Stick It Out, User Experience, Your Music, Noise Cancelling, Listening To Music, Runners, Thats Not My

Review: Aftershokz Aeropex – user experience

The bone conducting Aftershokz Aeropex headphones. I heard so much about them, many runners I know or ‘know’ through social media are amazed by them and show their enthusiasm. Is it true? Are they as awesome as they seem? Will they work for me? I had my doubts, but after unsuccessfully entering a few winning […] The post Review: Aftershokz Aeropex – user experience appeared first on My Runner's Life.