Category Archives: Marathon

Marathon Monday: training update + a PR

So, I decided to run a half marathon yesterday. I’ve never waited until the last minute to sign up for a race. I am a planner. But since I no showed Michelob, I really wanted a half this fall that … Continue reading

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Marathon Monday: training update

This last week wasn’t quite what I had hoped it would be. Life has been crazy, my family is going through a rough October. I was supposed to run a half marathon Saturday but opted not to. I was emotionally … Continue reading

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Marathon Monday: training update

8 weeks and counting! I’m starting to feel a little more confident about my next full, but still doubting my sanity at about mile 17 of 20. My friend and I decided sane people don’t run 20 miles. Sane people … Continue reading

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Marathon Monday: training update

This is the 2nd Monday in a row we’ve woken up to storms. Lots of wind and heavy rain. We need the rain here badly, our lakes are drying up. It’s not a good sight.
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Marathon Monday: training update #3

It’s a rainy Monday morning here. I got woken up about 5AM to some crazy lightning, thunder and then a hail and rain storm. We need the rain badly, but I can do without the hail hitting the house and … Continue reading

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Marathon Monday: training update

It’s Monday again. The weekends seem to go by quick these days. I did get several projects done at home though. I’ve been wanting to paint some of our furniture and finally got it done. I need one more coat … Continue reading

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Marathon Monday: training update

I am in the throes of marathon training. Not really sure where/when the plan began, I’ve been training to train at a faster pace for a while. This summer has worn me out and made me feel like I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Cowtown, part 2: I’m a marathoner!!

Sunday morning started bright and early, my alarm was set for 4:40AM. It’s amazing I slept as good as I did. My headache finally subsided. I got up, got dressed, made my toast with peanut butter and started on my … Continue reading

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Cowtown race weekend, part 1 {2014}

I don’t even know where to start. The last few days have been a roller coaster. Who am I kidding, the last few months have been. This has been a 7.5 month journey, thanks to “Icemageddon” 2013 and the Dallas … Continue reading

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6 tips for a less stressful race-cation

A race-cation can be so much fun! It can also be stressful and that can put your race goals on the back burner. Hopefully these tips will help you stay focused on your race but enjoy your trip as well.
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