Tag Archives: Half-marathon

Mercedes Half Marathon Race Recap 2012

I wrote most of this after I ran the race on February 13, but I figured I’d wait to post it until I took it from a tired rambling train of thought to a coherent post…. I really hate getting … 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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Race Recap: Baltimore Half Marathon (or, how I did NOT meet my one and only goal)

Oh, Baltimore.  How you crushed my poor little heart. Okay, so that’s a bit overdramatic considering I didn’t really think of Saturday’s Half Marathon as a race, but more of a training run.  I was using it to prep for … 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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Well How About That!

I certainly didn’t intend to PR my half marathon this weekend, but that’s what I did. I bested my time by a full 7 minutes and 5 seconds. Go me! And that was on a course that would never be described … Continue reading

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I Rocked and/or Rolled that Race!

There’s something satisfying about checking off something on a list.  Even more satisfying is checking off the first of five fall races – Rock’n’Roll Half Marathon in Virginia Beach.  A small step on my way to my very first ever … Continue reading

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“Hopefully the wheels don’t fall off”

In a particularly odd moment of synchronicity or serendipity or something, I present the following portion of a conversation regarding training paces with my friend Carly (of CarlyBananas Fame): Me: You’re getting FAST, hun! Whats your goal pace for your … Continue reading

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