Category Archives: Long Run


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 … Continue reading

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Disciplined Running

Today’s long run, for me, was about being disciplined.  Not the “you’ve been bad” kind of discipline (although I DID look abused after my run today; another fall!  The sidewalk just jumped out in front of me again.  I swear … Continue reading

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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 – … Continue reading

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It’s Official: I’m a Klutz

Here I was thinking that I was just a klutz on the bike because I wasn’t used to it.  Not so.  Apparently I’m just a klutz, period.  Check out my knees (and you can’t see it, but I think my … Continue reading

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    Blah. That’s how I felt for almost every step of my solo long run this morning.  18.5 miles of blah.  It didn’t feel horrible, it just didn’t feel good.  It didn’t feel as easy as it should have … Continue reading

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Donut run!

Loved today’s long run for a bunch of reasons: It was with the group and running with them is good for me.  It motivates me to go faster/harder than I would on my own.  It also forces me to get … Continue reading

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