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Marathon Training: Week 17, Day 3

Tuesday, August 25, 2009      1 comments

Had to wait until the latest time possible to avoid the worst of the heat today. No idea what the temps were, but I suspect the mid to upper 80s. 2.21 miles 30:10 duration 13:38 pace 762 calories burned I like that I scaled back... Read more

Marathon Training: Week 17, Day 1

Sunday, August 23, 2009      7 comments

So you saw a gap in the blogging and thought...is she hurt? Did she give up? Is she on vacation? No...none of those. I just overcommitted myself in the evening this past week. I was nervous about the weather. We've had a lot of hot weather and ... Read more

Marathon Training: Week 16, Day 1

Sunday, August 16, 2009      1 comments

This had to be one of my worst runs. I struggled to get up and beat the heat. Crampy and tired I headed out. I did not push myself at all on pace, and boy did it show. But that is the point of the LSD. I did not eat before the run, and only took... Read more

Marathon Training: Week 15, Day 4

Wednesday, August 12, 2009      0 comments

Could not get out yesterday due to weather conditions, so got a short one in today Temps: mid to upper 80s and humid 2.46 miles 32:03 duration 12:59 pace 506 calories burned... Read more

Marathon Training: Week 15, Day 1

Sunday, August 09, 2009      3 comments

Forced myself to start out very early due to weather (hot/humid) and how long it would take me to complete the distance. Wiped the cobwebs away and left around 4:20am. I took my camelbak (2L) filled as much as I could, along with a few Clif Bars... Read more

Marathon Training: Week 14, Day 6

Friday, August 07, 2009      1 comments

I should have gotten out yesterday...but Thursdays are a wash with my husband's schedule. Anywho...he was kind enough to stay up this morning so that I could get a run in...literally after rolling out of bed. It was nice and cool. 70s I would sa... Read more

Getting to Know You

Thursday, August 06, 2009      0 comments

I wanted to answer all of these on one of my team forums but it would have been excessive...so I thought I would post it here and anyone can peruse at their leisure: Coffee - I was addicted. Gave up a lot of that to lose weight and I am oka... Read more

Saying Lots of Prayers

Wednesday, August 05, 2009      2 comments

For all I know, we could have had some fellow SparkPeople at this gym, in this class...or they know some of those hurt/killed. We all go about our days...doing what we do...and these ladies were just getting their fitness in like the rest of us.... Read more

Marathon Training: Week 14, Day 3

Tuesday, August 04, 2009      0 comments

Waited until as late as I possibly could to avoid the heat/humidity. I had just enough light left to get it in. Temps:?? 2.88 miles 37:59 duration 13:09 pace 463 calories burned A side note...I was guided to a website where th... Read more

Marathon Training: Week 14, Day 1

Sunday, August 02, 2009      4 comments

Tried out the new orthotics on this run. I appreciated the extra cushion. I was on the fence about whether or not I would run on my neighbor's treadmill, or suck it up and run midday. We had a lot of rain this morning, so I could not fit it in w... Read more

Running Lingo

Friday, July 31, 2009      6 comments

I am borrowing this off of a blogger because it was an amusing read emoticon The technical side of running has ... Read more

Marathon Training: Week 13, Day 3

Tuesday, July 28, 2009      2 comments

Waaaaaay too hot out there, kids. I had enough sense to text the neighbor and ask if I could use her treadmill. She said no problem and off I went. I decided that I would try and stick to 30 minutes, because I have gone over by nearly 20 minutes... Read more

Race Route Measuring

Tuesday, July 28, 2009      1 comments

This was a curious topic for me, so I putzed around the Web earlier today. Seems that multiple things can throw off your device's measurement vs. the 'official' measurement. My Nike+ is not calibrated for hilly surroundings (mild inclines in a f... Read more

Marathon Training: Week 13, Day 1 and Half Marathon

Sunday, July 26, 2009      7 comments

Sometimes this Summer weather is sketchy! I did not oversleep, and got myself together in good time. Chowed on an energy bar and cup of joe. They announced at the Half Marathon that, due to the course type (i.e. hills w/ blind curves and cars th... Read more

Marathon Musing

Friday, July 24, 2009      3 comments

Saw this on Cafe Press and really liked it. Must be the reasoning behind my inspiration and I didn't even know it! ... Read more


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