Lansing Marathon Training, Week #3 Recap

I got 9 hours and 45 minutes of sleep last night!  Woot!  I needed that.  I usually get 6 1/2 hours of sleep a night, but this week has been 4 - 5 a night and those are fitful hours.  I woke up feeling refreshed and ready to tackle the 1001 things on my to-do …

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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 since I was recovering from the half marathon and buried under a mountain.  I was …

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The Return of the 400’s

Remember pre-Twin Cities, when I whipped out 12x400m at around 1:34 +/- and I blogged that 1:45 for 400m seemed awkward and slow?  Well today I brought back the 400's.  Except I only did 5 of them (1:40, 1:48, 1:45, 1:48, 147) and these paces seemed awkward and HARD!  Ugggggg, definitely lost my speed.  I'm …

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My Spring Marathon: Lansing Marathon!

That's right.  My Spring marathon is the Lansing Marathon. I know what you are thinking.  The what?  The Lansing Marathon?  I've never heard of it. Neither had I.  Until I did some digging around and found it via google and on marathonguide.   April 22, 2012 is the first ever running of the Lansing Marathon.  …

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