A lot of requests have been made for a Running Form Class so an additional class has been set up for next Tuesday night, April 18 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Davis County area. $25. Contact Coach Lora Erickson at email@example.com if you’d like to reserve a spot.
A Spring Triathlon Training Class will be offered that same evening. Learn more
Triathlon Training Class
April 18, 2017
6:30- 7:30 p.m., $25
Location: TBA, Davis County
Come learn how to get started in triathlons and/or polish your skills. Swim technique, cycling skills, running form, training tips and nutrition will be covered. Come get all the answers to your questions in this lecture-style class to be held in the Bountiful area. All triathlon distances will be covered. Lots of great racing tips will be shared. There are limited spots in this class. Pre-registration is required. Message Coach Lora Erickson at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how to register.
Want to improve your Running Form? A Running Form Class will be offered that same evening. Learn More
Coach Lora Erickson aka Blonde Runner
Ironman All-World, USAT All-American Athlete
USATF & USAT certified run & triathlon coach
US Masters Level 1 & 2 swim coach
Slow Twitch Certified Triathlon Cycling Coach
I am a big fan of yoga! I think it’s really great for runners and I know it helps my muscles recover from workouts. It’s something that I started integrating into my training some time ago and I believe one of the reasons I am able to function so well today. I was thrilled to try out this new wheel I got from YogDev for my own home practice at home (my kids love it too). It’s great because the wheel comes with this little card showing you how to use it doing the poses, it’s simple.
The bridge and bow were very doable for me. Many of the poses are beyond my ability but it gives me something to strive for. It’s a high quality product. This could also make a great gift for any fitness enthusiast. Learn more Learn more about yogdev wheels
Coach Lora Erickson
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Triathlon Racing with Blonde Runner
Clinic Fee: $10 for those registered for the Triathamom race, $15 for non-racers (men welcome to attend)
Location: South of the South County Pool in Riverton
Message firstname.lastname@example.org to get registered
Come learn how to do triathlon transition properly, get tips and ask questions about racing from an experienced USA Triathlon All-American nationally ranked triathlete and certified coach. We will review proper transition basics, cycling tips, distance running, and racing tips will be shared. Race nutrition will also be touched on. Come join in the fun at this enthusiastic presentation!
Coach Lora Erickson is a passionate athlete with over 24 years of coaching experience. As a Mother of 4 she understands how to fit training into a busy family life. She offers on-line and in-person coaching.
Learn more Triathamom
Learn more visit BlondeRunner.com
For various reasons I did not meet my potential in high school or college running. My senior year in college was a particularly hard setback, while I was running for Utah State University on scholarship. I started to have a hard time breathing when I was running and would get winded easily going up the stairs despite being in great shape. It started to affect my race performances. It was strange since I did not have asthma.
My brother-in-law, who is an ENT doctor, found a cyst in my neck which protruded into my windpipe and I ended up having to undergo neck surgery in the middle of racing season. Up to this point, I had improved, getting faster every year but this was the only year I was unable to because of the setback.
It was difficult to walk around the track as I recovered while my teammates ran circles around me. As the team captain I was used to taking the lead. It was hard to regain fitness to the level needed to compete well for my final track season. I don’t believe I ever met my potential in college but it’s never too late. Since having children and coaching myself I have now ran faster times than I did in college. I believe I still have faster times in me despite my age. I am really enjoying competing in triathlons now. I have a lot of goals to still accomplish. I strive to continue to improve and believe it’s never too late to become the athlete I could have been. If you have a dream keep working towards it. You never know what you might accomplish with persistent effort. I’m working to be the BEST ME I can be. How about you?
The next Running Form Class will be held on Wednesday March 23, 2016, 6:30-7:30 p. in the Bountiful area. This is a one-time lecture style class designed to review common running form mistakes and give you direct feedback on your form. We will go over injury prevention and review drills and exercises to make you a faster, stronger and more efficient runner. Please dress to run – we will only be running a little bit to learn the drills and give you form feedback so it’s not rigorous. Beginners welcome. Message email@example.com if you’d like to learn how to reserve a spot. $25.
Coach Lora Erickson
About the Coach:
Coach Lora Erickson has been running for over 30+ years. She is a USATF certified running coach and USA Triathlon coach. She has been coaching for over 19+ years and loves to help people get faster. She ran on athletic scholarship in college for distance running. Learn more
See a recent KSL 5 TV interview
Sometimes is better to stay out of the bad air and run indoor. Here’s a link to check air quality daily in Utah, it is updated often. Click to view
Read more: Pro’s & Con’s of Treadmill Running
Interesting Runners World article! “…exercise was overpowering the effect of the pollution.” – The Smog Dilemma: to Exercise or Not to Exercise?
Recently I was interviewed by Women’s Running Magazine about this topic. It’s actually a common problem and I see it more in the winter. Click to read what I said about the topic & get some solutions:
Run Happy (not itchy),
Coach Lora Erickson
Wow! I am a hot sweaty mess during my cool-down ride but hey it’s a good time of year to talk about goal setting. Original periscope broadcast January 2, 2016. #periscope #goals #SMART #runchat #trichat #blonderunnertips #periscope #sweat #hotmess http://youtu.be/eYajdbwOwD8