Chicago Marathon Training Recap

Wow.  It's that time of the training cycle again already.  Time to look back on the training, reflect and do a recap, in order to remind myself just how prepared I am for the race (and to keep track of things in one handy place, because I'm anal like that). So how did the training for …

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How I REALLY feel right now!

It struck me this morning, as I was thinking about how I felt and what I had blogged and recorded in my running log, that I need to do a more in depth post with details about how I am feeling at the 1/2 way point of this marathon training cycle. So - those of …

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Lansing Marathon Training recap

Here is the much anticipated Lansing Marathon training recap.  I know.  It's exciting.  Control yourselves.  I DO find it very helpful to put together a training recap though.  Kind of corny, but it helps me to look back over my training cycle - both the details of the workouts and a more general picture.  It …

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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 to myself that I'm ready and that I CAN do this thing.  He suggested that …

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Twin Cities Marathon Training, Week #5 recap

This was another good week, with some new stuff mixed in. In our track workout on Thursday we did a mile and a half of "Indian Run", where you all run in a line, with the front person setting the pace and the back person surging to get to the front of the line.  Repeat. …

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Twin Cities Marathon Training, Week #4 recap

Twin Cities Marathon Training Week #4 recap Miles run: 51.2 Strength: 2 times Pilates: 3 times M: 5.7 miles (8:23)  (2 hilly miles at harder effort 8:11; 7:50); weights T: 3.5 miles (9:22); pilates (abs) W: 9.2 miles (8:40); Th: 8 miles (7:34); (3 x 1 mile at 6:51; 6:48; 6:40;   2x800m at 3:23; …

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