Minocqua “No Frills” Marathon Race Report

The Minocqua No Frills Marathon was marathon number 16 for me.  I loved it.  Definitely in my top 5 favorite. My goal for the race was to finish 4 minutes under my Boston Qualifying time, which is 3:55.  So I was hoping for a 3:51. I ended up with a 3:56:23.  Not what I had …

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Phoenix Marathon 2013 Race Report

Marathon #11 - Phoenix Marathon - March 2, 2013 Details: 3:54:25 132/632 females 392/1301 OA Random Thoughts: This was a great race.  Fabulous course - mostly downhill (two stretches that were significant uphill climb - gradual and sort of long).  Great organization at the starting line.  Fires and heated lamp things to stand around and …

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Chicago Marathon 2012 Race Report

This was my most frustrating marathon to date, in terms of disappointment with my time and performance.  But it was my favorite marathon to date in terms of the course.  And it was Marathon Number 10.  TEN!  Who would have thought I'd ever run TEN marathons!?!? The quick version:  4:01:54.  First Half:  FABULOUS feeling, on …

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Heart of Summer 10k

When I realized that The Family was all going to be away Friday/Saturday (even the dog!), I decided to do The Heart of the Summer 10k.  I wasn't sure what to expect, since I haven't raced a 10k for ages and I haven't done any other races recently to gauge my fitness.  Like I blogged …

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