U-G-L-Y

Today's long run was UGLY.  No two ways about it.  It reminded me of about 7 of the 10 marathons I've run, where I hit a wall and the splits turn really really bad.  Because I think we can learn something from ugly runs like this, I'm trying to analyze it and figure out what …

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The Shopping Run!

I have a new favorite kind of run.  Better than The Donut Run.  It's The Shopping Run.  Today we ran out of a local running store and at the end of our run the whole running group got 25 - 30% off clothing and shoes. I love me some shopping. Someone told me since I …

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20 miles in Cedar Key!

Got 20 miler #4 of the training cycle done today round and round and round Cedar Key in 74 degrees and full sun.  Ran short of water at mile 13 and completely out at mile 17, so was happy to finish feeling strong and with an 8:51 pace average.  SO excited to see what I …

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Balance Restored and Lansing Marathon Training Week #7

This week was jam-packed with work, life and running.  It's all good though.  I finally feel like things are a little more balanced.  This is embarrassing to admit, but for the first time since November of last year (seriously! pathetic, I know!), I actually went out with adults without kids.  And when it rains it …

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