Friday Five, marathon training

Friday Five – August Goals

It’s time for the Friday Five!  This is a blog link up that’s hosted by some fellow bloggers: my running bud Courtney, Mar on the Run and Cynthia.  Definitely some blogs worth checking out over there for sure! Happy Friday!  Well, maybe it’s happy for you.  I woke up this morning to get to an 7:00 AM PT appointment, […]

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Training Recap

Marathon Training – Week 7

I can’t believe it’s already been seven weeks.  I guess time flies when you are running ALL THE TIME.  This week wasn’t a mileage increase, which I wasn’t mad about and I feel much better at the end of this week as compared to last week.   I think my body is starting to adjust […]

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Friday Five -Guilty Pleasures

Happy Friday!  I’ve been meaning to do this “Friday Five” for the last month, but I have been really struggling to  incorporate blogging into my weekly schedule.  This week, I was determined, even if it was “five of my favorite pairs of socks” – I was going to post SOMETHING this week. This is a […]

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Training Recap

Marathon Training – Week 6

This week was a doozy!  39 miles – a mileage increase up from 24 last week.   But I’ll get to that in a second. Let’s talk about speed work.   I have to be honest, nothing about speed work has ever sounded appealing to me.  It’s running on a track, it’s running really fast, […]

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Training Recap

Marathon Training – Week 5

This week was a little tough, I’m not going to lie.  The mileage increase was 3 miles – which isn’t too drastic but coming off a fun-birthday weekend required a little bit of recovery time, which caused me to have to re-arrange my training runs to a somewhat sub-optimal schedule.  Damn you, Sunday Funday!  You get […]

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Marathon Training – Week 4

So, I’m pitifully late with my weekly recap.  I think I need to make this my Sunday evening ritual. Now that Game of Thrones is over, I think I can fill that time slot with blogging. In my defense, Week 4 included my birthday – which means I had a little bit o’ celebrating to […]

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