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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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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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November 2016 Training – Week 3

I returned to running regularly this week!  It was hard fitting some of my runs in since I’ve started seeing a chiropractor on some mornings.  It’s only been two weeks since I ran the New York City Marathon, so I’m … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 19

My last training week before the New York City Marathon was a mixed bag.  I ran my long run well but my attempt at running goal marathon pace was slow.  Insomnia played a role but the weather was ideal…  I’m … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 17

I completed a 22 miler on Sunday and then started my taper!  I recovered and then ran so well this week that I contemplated continuing my training and picking another goal race.  But mentally, I’m ready for a break! Training … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 16

I had a good result at the Army Ten Miler.  It helped me set expectations for the New York City Marathon next month.  This was the peak week in my training schedule and it featured three pretty hard workouts one … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 15

After a rest day on Sunday, I felt ready for a final push – two more hard weeks until my taper!  Confident in my endurance, I wanted to run harder this week.  I ran a tough interval workout on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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