Monthly Archives: May 2015

A Not So Fun Treadmill Run

Thursday was just one of those days where I was making every excuse possible to not go to the gym. Even Thomas was making excuses, but we forced ourselves to go and then sat in the parking lot and contemplated … Continue reading

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Training Research and Things I’m Excited About

Last night’s workout was 6 miles on the treadmill at 9:00 pace while catching up on the Bachelorette. I hate that I watch such a ridiculous show, but I think I’m addicted to how awkward and uncomfortable it is. Also, … Continue reading

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Catching Up!

Let me catch you up on life since it’s been a few days… Thursday – 4 miles @ 8:16 pace Friday was a rest day and I think I was asleep by 10:00. My Friday nights are so exciting. I … Continue reading

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The Weird Post Race Week

This week has been weird. I’m just running to run… something I haven’t done in about 3 months. I took Monday off to rest after my half marathon Sunday, but got in a 3.5 mile run Tuesday and 3 miles … Continue reading

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Race 13.1 Greensboro Race Recap (FIRST Half Marathon!!)

My first half marathon is complete!! I had a lot of trouble setting a goal for this race, mostly because I had no idea what to expect. I settled on the 1:50-1:55 range as my goal, and I’m proud to … Continue reading

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Training is officially complete!

Well, Dixie and I finished up our half marathon training last night with a quick little 3 miler. I’m so thankful for my sweet little training partner! After we finished running, I was getting ready to take a nice big gulp … Continue reading

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Fall Marathon Blog Roll

No running for me yesterday! Now that you all convinced me in my last post that I’m not crazy, I’ve decided I’m going to do my best to enjoy this taper. Tuesday night I did an easy three miles on … Continue reading

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Mind Games and Some Good Luck

Well, I’m officially tapering. The only thing is, I didn’t do a particularly long run over the weekend to taper down from. In fact, the last really LONG run I did was my 14 miler last Sunday. So I’ve technically … Continue reading

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A Weekend at the Lake

First of all, let me just say thank you SO MUCH for all of the comments and advice you guys left on my last post. You have no idea how helpful it was and how much it eases my nerves, … Continue reading

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I Need Your Help!

Yesterday was another hot day, but I was smarter about where I went to run after work and chose a route I knew was partially shaded. I did 4 miles @ 8:22 and my legs felt like I had 10 … Continue reading

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