A faster half marathon – Last long run and more speed work A faster half marathon – Last long run and more speed work
A faster half marathon – Last long run and more speed work
A faster half marathon – Last long run and more speed work
A faster half marathon – Speed repeats and sunrise runs A faster half marathon – Speed repeats and sunrise runs
A faster half marathon – Speed repeats and sunrise runs
A faster half marathon – Speed repeats and sunrise runs
A faster half marathon – Back to training, resuming the Garmin Coach plan A faster half marathon – Back to training, resuming the Garmin Coach plan
A faster half marathon – Back to training, resuming the Garmin Coach plan
A faster half marathon – Back to training, resuming the Garmin Coach plan
Best Garmin watches for running Best Garmin watches for running
Best Garmin watches for running
Best Garmin watches for running
A faster half marathon – More speed work and pausing the Coach plan A faster half marathon – More speed work and pausing the Coach plan
A faster half marathon – More speed work and pausing the Coach plan
A faster half marathon – More speed work and pausing the Coach plan
A faster half marathon – First speedwork and Friday Fun Run returns A faster half marathon – First speedwork and Friday Fun Run returns
A faster half marathon – First speedwork and Friday Fun Run returns
A faster half marathon – First speedwork and Friday Fun Run returns
A faster half marathon – Another time trial, PB and my first long run A faster half marathon – Another time trial, PB and my first long run
A faster half marathon – Another time trial, PB and my first long run
A faster half marathon – Another time trial, PB and my first long run
A faster half marathon – Time trials and low heart rate running A faster half marathon – Time trials and low heart rate running
A faster half marathon – Time trials and low heart rate running
A faster half marathon – Time trials and low heart rate running
A faster half marathon – Garmin Coach setup, benchmark and first runs A faster half marathon – Garmin Coach setup, benchmark and first runs
A faster half marathon - Garmin Coach setup, benchmark and first runs
A faster half marathon – Garmin Coach setup, benchmark and first runs

My Runner’s life – Running Blog, Garmin Coach Community and Running Gear reviews

I am a runner. I am a morning runner. I am not a fast runner. Dare I say slow runner? I’ve always kept this one sentence in my mind that I once read somewhere: No matter how slow you are, you are still lapping everyone on the couch. Or in my case, everyone who is still laying in their comfy bed as I usually leave for my morning run between 6:00 – 6:30 in the morning. This blog is meant to describe my road as a runner and how I try to improve myself. Read more about me.

Weekly Garmin Coach Plan updates

Garmin Coach

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

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Garmin Coach

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

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Garmin Coach

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

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Garmin Coach

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

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Garmin Coach tips and guides

What is Garmin Coach?

Garmin Coach Garmin Coach is an adaptive training plan introduced by Garmin in 2018. When introduced the Coach plan’s only had a 5K possibility, but in 2019 the 10K and half marathon distance were added

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Garmin Coach FAQ

This article contains the most frequently asked questions regarding Garmin Coach gathered from over 4.000 Garmin Coach users. Most questions have been gathered from the Garmin Coach Runners Community on Facebook. Join the group to ask your

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Garmin Coach 5K, 10K and Half Marathon

Today Garmin has introduced the 10K and half marathon distance to the Garmin Coach plans. I was personally really happy with the Garmin Coach 5K Plan as you can also read in my Garmin Coach Review, but

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Garmin Coach Review

13 weeks ago I started my Garmin Coach 5K plan together with Coach Greg and my Garmin Vivoactive 3. It has been a journey. This article will focus on what I learned and gained from

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Garmin Coach Tips

Everything you need to know about the Garmin Coach 5K, 10K and half marathon training plan for running. How it works, how to set it up and what to expect when you’re starting out. Keep

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Running Gear Reviews

Running gear

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

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Running gear

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

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Running gear

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

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Running gear

Comparing the Garmin Venu with the Vivoactive 4 and 4S

What are the main differences between the Garmin Venu and the Vivoactive 4 or 4S? Pricing and features are very similar at first glance, but there are some differences that might be a deciding factor for you. This article helps to answer the question which watch you should buy.  If you are a runner, someone

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