Jane LeBlond

Describe your experience with the Equinox.  Have you ran the full marathon, the relay, and/or the ultra? How many times?

Full 5, relay 2, ultra 0 

How do you train for this race?  When do you start training?  May  Do you mostly run the course during the summer and run on trails?  No  How often do you incorporate the Dome into your runs? Rarely

What’s your favorite thing about this race?

Time of year, spectators

What’s your favorite part of the course?  Your least favorite part?

Favorite – powerline cut between miles 22-23, least favorite – out and back
 
Describe the best moment you’ve experienced during this race.  Describe the worst.

Best – running the final 2 miles and having friends ride with me on their bikes to the finish. Least – getting cold in the fog on top of Ester Dome and wanting to drop out.
 
Do you consider yourself a competitive runner?  What are your running goals/fitness goals?

Yes. Ummmm, always changing.
 
What’s the best advice or training tips you can share with others who are new to this race?

Don’t set time goals. Just do it to finish.
 
Have you made any big training errors, or race day flubs that adversely affected your enjoyment or time in this race?

Training too much on Ester Dome and being burned out by race day.
 
Any plans on running the race this year?  Why do you participate in this race?  What keeps you motivated?

Never say never!

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