Category Archives: Training

2012 in 2012 Update – Motivation & So far, so good.

Ok, yes. It’s only January 2. But so far, my 2012k in 2012 goal is off to a running start (pun intended). On Sunday, January 1, I woke up in kind of a bad mood. I really dislike New Year’s, … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: How do you run?

My friend Becky (@TwoLittleBlues) posted this photo this morning.   I think it summarizes a lot of people’s thoughts on how they run.  There are days when I’m totally in the zone and I feel like my movement is clean and easy.  Then, there are … Continue reading

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Probably incredibly stupid.

Not me. I’m not stupid. Well, I am sometimes. But that’s not what I’m referring to right now. I’m talking about my training plan for the Marine Corps Marathon, my first ever marathon, which will be on October 30. I started out … Continue reading

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Why I will never again run the 13.1 “Marathon” Series – Atlanta

Thank goodness I wasn’t trying for a PR yesterday at the half marathon put on by 13.1 “Marathon” Series. It was quite possibly the worst race I’ve ever run. Not in the “oh man my legs just didn’t work today” … Continue reading

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And so it begins…

This week, I have officially begun training for the Marine Corps Marathon, which will be on October 30 this year – a mere 139 days away. (Not that I’m counting) I had my first “long” run today – it was … Continue reading

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