Lansing Marathon Training, Weeks 11 and 12 recap

Oooops, forgot to post week 11 of Lansing Marathon training.  I know you were all just dying to read about it.  So here you go, week 11 and 12 of training (crappy cut back week in trial all week, followed by awesome running week on vacation!): Week 11: Miles run: 31.6 M: 9 miles (8:22) …

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Lansing Marathon Week #10 recap

Today was really the first time that I started picturing the marathon itself and started thinking about how I can't wait to run another marathon.  I love everything about the marathon.  I love the anticipation of it.  I love the race itself.  I love seeing different courses.  Love seeing the crowd support.  Love seeing the …

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22 miles of crap!

The 22 miler was a mixed bag.  Success in that I got it done (yipee!) and got my thinking/work done (yipee!).  Fail in that it felt off from the beginning and the last 5 miles were really sucky (9:07, 9:23, 9:44, 9:31, 10:04).  My finish, with the miles getting slower and slower and feeling suckier …

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Lansing Marathon Training, Week #9 recap

I'm now officially more than 1/2 way through this training cycle.  8 more weeks to go.  I feel like I'm in a really good place with my running and like there is still enough time to get to an even better place. This week was much better rounded than last - with cross training and …

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Here Comes The Sun (and Lansing Marathon week #8 recap)

I heard Here Comes The Sun this morning (my absolute favorite Beatles song; instant good mood when I hear it played). Here comes the sun (du dn du du) Here comes the sun And I say Its alright Little darling Its been a long cold lonely winter Little darling It seems like years since it's …

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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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