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Marathon training: 17 down, 1 to go!

Well, it’s 1 week and 1 day until I’m at the starting line of the Dallas Marathon! I’m excited and freaking out, just a little.

The forecast is a little scary. It’s Texas though, so it can change 10 times before … Continue reading

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Marathon training: 16 down, 2 to go

When I started this series of recaps week 16 seemed so far away. Now it’s here and week 18 is closing in on me fast!

Some observations from the last 16 weeks:

Need a better nutrition plan next time. (did I just … Continue reading

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My aha moment

It’s great when something finally hits home.
AHA Moment: a moment of sudden realization, inspiration, insight, recognition, or comprehension

I’ve been running for 2 years now. I’ve been almost in constant training for a race or just to improve my speed or build … Continue reading

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Marathon training: 15 down, 3 to go

Exactly 3 weeks from today I’ll be running the Metro PCS Dallas Marathon!
This week’s little cold spell has me thinking about race day weather. I tend to over dress for races and that is definitely not something I want to … Continue reading

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Marathon training: 13 down, 5 to go

Is it just me or is this year flying by?? Time needs to slow down.
I’m a day later than normal with this post, but my long run wasn’t until this morning and I wanted that included.

Training this week:
Sunday: Gym day … Continue reading

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Marathon training: 10 down, 8 to go!

Week 10 is checked off! I’m getting excited, I kinda wish it would hurry up. But then that would be wishing away my favorite time of the year. I am dreaming of Turkey and Dressing already. Oh, and Pumpkin Pie.

I’m … Continue reading

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Marathon Training: 8 down, 10 to go!

Week 8 is done! I ran my farthest mileage ever today: 15 miles! It was a little rough. The humidity was insane. I’m still waiting on those temps to drop and stay there. And mu achilles is starting to bother … Continue reading

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Marathon training: 7 down, 11 to go!

I’m getting closer and closer to the halfway mark! This week started long mid-week runs with 7 miles on Wednesday. But I had a shorter run today than last week. Weekly mileage stayed the same as last week. That 7 … Continue reading

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Marathon training: 6 down, 12 to go!

Week 6 is done!! Today was 14 miles and I’ve run that once before, back in May. It was a little tough today. The weather was a bit cooler but 14 is hard. I’m definitely ready for the weather to … Continue reading

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Marathon training: 5 down, 13 to go!

And now week 5 is in the books! It’s getting real, mileage is starting to increase. Still feeling good. Today my legs were feeling a little tired but I found my groove and got it done!

This week was a mess. … Continue reading

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