Category Archives: marathon training

Running My Own Runs

I am certainly not an expert on this whole running and marathoning thing.  But I have run 9 marathons, so I have certainly learned a thing or two about how to train for them (what to do and what NOT … Continue reading

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Lansing Marathon training, week #2

Week #2 of Lansing Marathon training is in the books!  Last week was lower mileage and not all I wanted, since there was a mini-taper for the half marathon.  This week, too, was lower mileage and not all I wanted … Continue reading

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Tracking and race outfit!

I spent some time this afternoon organizing for the marathon, laying out my race outfit, gu, throw away clothes, etc.  I still haven’t checked the weather, but I figure tank and shorts (and maybe armwarmers) no matter what the weather … Continue reading

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Bring It! (Twin Cities Marathon 2011 Training Recap)

It’s that time of the training cycle again.  Time for my marathon training recap! What’s the point of doing a training recap, you ask?  Many marathons ago a running friend suggested that I do it as a way to prove … Continue reading

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20 Miles Done, Now Taper Time!

First, some shout outs: Good luck to my running twin Kristy (at Run The Long Road) who is running the Lehigh Valley Marathon tomorrow.  Kristy is hoping to get a BQ tomorrow, which will be 3:45 for her.  She is … Continue reading

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Tune up race tomorrow! (And Twin Cities training Week #10 recap)

Tune up race tomorrow with the Victory 10k.  I went back in my runningahead log to see what the course measured exactly last time I did it and I realized that 2 years ago at it was my 10k PR … Continue reading

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