Ready to Roll!

I'm ready to roll. It's been a great training cycle.  The best yet.  The most quality and the most miles.  But, more importantly, the most fun for me.  I can honestly say that out of the 71 runs that I've done in this training cycle, I only felt like skipping maybe one or two.  Virtually …

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Grandma’s Training Week #10 Recap

This weekend was filled with Naked Running, grad party (which you KNOW means 3 pieces of cake for Cindi!), and my last long run before Grandma's.  It is now officially taper time!  (This week was a cut back, but I don't really consider 53 miles tapering compared to what I'm used to!) Chillaxing with the …

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267.8 miles!

Finished May this morning with an 8 mile run, which put me at 267.8 miles for the month of May.  I haven't gone back and looked through my runningahead log for the 4 years I've been tracking, but I think this month probably ranks right up there as the highest mileage month to date! This …

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Marathon pace snuck up on me!

When I was thinking about switching to a different type of training plan for Grandma's and I saw the Advanced Training Plan that was prepared by Dick Beardsley, it struck me that something was missing.  Marathon pace runs.  It was higher in mileage than I had previously done, and it had more quality workouts each …

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Mother’s Day and Grandma’s Training Week #6 recap

Mothers Day today.  I am thankful that I started it off with fabulous cards from my kids and then 4 hours of solitude while getting my long run done at Baker.  Then when I got back Carter had me crawl back in bed while he made me breakfast (coffee, yogurt parfait and raisin bran with …

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And She Rests.

As you are reading this I am (hopefully!) busy resting.  I wrote this post last night and scheduled it to publish at 4:30 a.m., the time I'm normally getting ready to head out for my workout (or starting my workday, so that I can sneak out early and get my workout in). After 2o days …

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