Training Recap

Marathon Training – Week 16

HOLYCRAPTHEMARATHONISALMOSTHERE! That’s a word.  Really, it is.  I was just out on my last easy run of the week and it suddenly hit me that the race is just two weeks away.  I need to figure out what my race plan is, I need to finalize what I’m wearing for the race, I need to […]

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Marathon Training – Week 15

Week 15 was my peak training week – 57 miles was on deck this week.  It is my highest mileage week, my last 16 mile long run, and after completing this, I start the “taper.”  Although for the Hanson’s method, tapering still includes close to 50 miles per week and strength and tempo runs, which […]

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Marathon Training – Week 14

This week was another “not so great” week for me, and I think I’ve figured out that my biggest problem (aside from getting in my head too much) is consistency.  I  feel like my runs are not as consistent as they could be and that’s pretty much due to the inconsistency in some of my […]

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Marathon Training – Week 13

Week 13 came and went.  I only have five more rows in my training schedule – Chicago is a little over a month away!  This was a really great week – I absolutely think that I was inspired by Jessie Graff on Monday night when she became the first woman to make it through Stage […]

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