Training Recap

Marathon Training – Week 12

I’m definitely learning a lot this training cycle – I feel like each week that goes by I discover something new about training or about myself as “runner.” Nope, still not thinking of myself as a runner. Monday Planned – Strength workout 4 x 1.5m with 400 recovery (plus 1 wu/1 cd) @ 9:40 pace […]

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Training Recap

Marathon Training – Week 11

Week 11 has come and gone.  I ran just over 53 miles (which is a new high for me) and I can definitely feel it in my legs.  I learned a few things this week:  Switching training days is not a good idea when following the Hansons Marathon Method. I have thoroughly psyched myself out […]

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Friday Five

Friday Five – Favorite Instagram Pictures/Memories

Happy Friday!  That means it’s time for another Friday Five!  This is a blog link up that’s hosted by: Courtney, Mar on the Run and Cynthia.  I highly recommend taking a gander at their blogs, as well as some of the other folks who link up.  Fun fact, Courtney is in my running group and definitely inspired me to give blogging […]

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Training Recap

Marathon Training – Week 10

Last week’s recap was clearly written by Debbie Downer, not me.  I had some rough runs, I got into my head, then basically just mentally and emotionally kicked the crap out of myself, before writing it all out and putting in on the blog.  Now that I’ve had some time to re-read what I wrote, reflect […]

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Friday Five

Friday Five – Paleo Fueling Options for Marathon Training

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 going to visit. It’s become painfully obvious to me that cavemen were not big runners.  Training for marathons and keeping paleo is extremely difficult, mostly because so […]

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Training Recap

Marathon Training – Week 9

The end of week 9 means halfway through my training plan.  I had been intending to do a “half time” training recap and more than anything, I wanted to be able to say how I’ve been killing it on my training and that I feel confident that I’ll be running that 4:18 marathon in two months. […]

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Training Recap

Marathon Training – Week 8

Time does fly when you’re running all the time.  Except when you’re actually in the middle of that humid, long run.  Then it seemingly stands still.  Seriously, I can’t believe July has come and gone.  Chicago and NY are going to be here before I know it! Ok, on to the recap.  The heat wave […]

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