Category Archives: Training

Summer 2017 Training – Week 7

A week out from New York City Marathon training, I dialed down the intensity but kept my mileage up.  On Monday, I ran a 3 mile tempo run on the treadmill. The next day, I did a 12 miler through … Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Training – Week 6

  I slowed down a lot during my runs this week due to the heat and humidity.  Today, I ran my first ParkRun!  I’m about 3 weeks out from training for the 2017 New York City Marathon, but I found … Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Training – Week 5

Another week, another race! I ran a 10K today. Earlier in the week, I did a tempo run on Tuesday and a medium run on Wednesday.  Overall, it wasn’t a bad week. I just felt a little off.  I enjoyed … Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Training – Week 4

I ran two races this week – a half marathon on Sunday and a 5K today.  By the end of the week, my body felt like it was training for a marathon again!  I pushed through it and took Friday … Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Training – Week 3

This week, if I was running, I was probably running hard!  I ran the Capitol Hill Classic 10K on Sunday, a fast 8 miler on Tuesday, some mile repeats on Wednesday, and a hard 12 miler on Friday. Training Schedule … Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Training – Week 2

I didn’t miss running after the Eugene Marathon.  I think I was feeling a little burned out.  I forced myself to run a few miles on Tuesday and Friday.  Today, I actually wanted to run and completed 10 miles. Training … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I started training for the Eugene Marathon back in December and created my own training plan each week.  Overall, it was a great training … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 20

Greetings from Eugene, Oregon!  I think this was my most restful taper ever – I “only” ran 32 miles this week.  My workouts went well but I felt sluggish during some of them, which isn’t unusual for a taper.  My … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 19

Since I’m tapering, I only ran two workouts this week – a long on Sunday and a tempo on Thursday.  The countdown to Eugene has officially started – 8 days to go! Training Schedule Week 19: April 23rd – April … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 18

I ran the Boston Marathon on Monday and started my taper for the Eugene Marathon the moment I crossed the finish line.  After three days of easy running, I did an interval workout on Friday.  I feel fantastic!  Time to … Continue reading

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