Good news!

Good news!  I'm still alive and kicking after my first group track workout. And the best news of all:  it wasn't as scary as I thought it was to run with a group of strangers.  The runners were nice and normal.  Most of them were super speedy.  A couple were slower than me, but working …

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Mixing Things Up!

Remember I told you that I had exciting news? Well, wait no more.  Here it is:   I joined a running club that is about 15 minutes from my house, at a local fitness center.  It has a training program for Twin Cities, Chicago and Des Moines Marathons.  And there is a coach who personalizes the …

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Race week!

Goals for the week: Clear pee (hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!) Rest (as in sleep; trying to get at least 7 hours of sleep a night, which is more than normal for me) Run the runs on the schedule and really rest on the rest days (no cross on rest days!) Stay away from sickos (much easier …

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