Tag Archives: Hill Training

Lessons on Training: Runner-to-Cyclist-to-Runner

Once in awhile an athlete I work with will offer feedback that is articulate, insightful that it needs to be shared with other athletes. The following training learning points come from a cyclist – Gary Smith – who I’ve had … Continue reading

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Living Low – Racing High

I’m from Phoenix where the elevation is about 1000 ft above sea level. In July I’m running a race where the elevation will be from 7000-9600 ft. How can I train for the altitude when I live in Phoenix? How can I train … Continue reading

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Running is Play

As adults we forget things. Things that are important. We grow up and tend to see everything as work. We work hard at our careers. We work at relationships. We work hard in our training. All of this in the … Continue reading

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Elevate Running Camp 2011 – Adult Camp

Sometimes someone else summarizes points better than I ever could. I’m providing a link to one camper’s review of the recent running camp held in Flagstaff, AZ at Northern Arizona University. Here’s Rob’s take on camp lessons and applications. Enjoy reading … Continue reading

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Elevate Running Camp – Graduation Run – Final Day

The fruits of their labors all week long got them a 4 to 8 mile run. But not just any run! From campus we made it to the base of the Lowell Observatory hill. Then, a run to the top … Continue reading

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Elevate Running Camp 2011 – Summer Retreat

There are still slots available in both the youth and adult camps. We already have 6 states represented (Runners from 8 different states attended last year.) Sign up now – the deadline is coming! The youth camp (8th-12th grades) will … Continue reading

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Does hill running make you faster?

As many runners are now in the early stages of their seasons, I thought I would write something on hill running. Common perception would lead us to believe that running hills makes us stronger, but how does that relate to … Continue reading

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