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I stepped way out of my comfort zone – and survived!

Remember back in December 2011 when I declared it All About Me time and I pledged to try new things, including taking a group fitness class? Well, I’m happy to report that I FINALLY did it.  It only took me … Continue reading

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I’m out for Blue Ridge.  A destination marathon isn’t in the cards (or, more accurately, the wallet) this Spring.  I’m disappointed.  But there will be other times. I’m also taking a 2 week hiatus from running.  After running my 20 … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Marathon Training, Week #7

Bigger mileage week this week.  Didn’t plan it well with work and the weather, so ended up saving a longish run for the weekend, before my long run.  Not ideal.  I cut the long run short (from 18 to 15) … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Marathon Training Week #6

Blue Ridge Marathon training week #6 was the hardest week yet.  And it was a cut back week.  Funny how that happens.  Anyway, I was dealing with a cold, the uncertainty with the hernia and lack of motivation – so … Continue reading

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My New Running Fashion Accessory

It’s your lucky day, blog readers.  You get a sneak peek of the SUPER sexy and fashionable item that I’m gonna start wearing during my runs. Ready? I know what you are thinking.  WTF is that ugly thing?  Is she … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Marathon Training, Week #5

How do you train for a mountain marathon when you live in Minnesota and don’t have a mountain near you?  Find the hilliest section that you can and run it over and over and over for 17 miles.  Blah.  That’s … Continue reading

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