100 Days til Blue Ridge Marathon!

The countdown is on! 100 days until my next marathon.   The Blue Ridge Marathon.  Also affectionately known as America's Toughest Road Marathon. Why Blue Ridge Marathon? Partly because I had a free entry since I had to defer last year because of the stress reaction.  But mostly because I want something really physically and …

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Starting out slow!

"Most mistakes in a race are made in the first two minutes, perhaps in the very first minute." - Jack Daniels Saw this quote on Twitter by @RunningQuotes yesterday and liked it.  Not sure if it holds true for a marathon, or just shorter races.  But it seemed fitting and served as a good reminder …

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Little Rock Marathon Training Recap

The training plan: Pfitz 12 week/55 mile max, modified to add an extra easy run or two each week and to switch one of the easy runs to a hill workout of some sort.  Oh - and I miscounted the weeks, so I actually did 13 weeks of training!  I think I did a good …

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Kicking off training soon!

I am super excited and super ready to "officially" start the 12 week training program on Monday.  I'll be doing the Pfitz 12/55 program again.  When I used it for TCM, I added in 2 extra days of easy running on most weeks (the plan itself usually has 2 - 3 rest/cross days a week).   …

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