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Sharon,

You amaze me...You always have the strength to carry on. I wish I had your determination...

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Safe travels, Ail!

Another 5 for me this AM. I don't know what's up, I have NO energy this week. I almost called it at 4 milse, but gutted out the last mile. Very disappointing.

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Sharon, I have found out that starting regular running in a new timezone helps with jet lag, and I can manage regular work day after a good run.
Today was my last beautiful,muggy run around Imperial gardens, I went out at 4:30 am and it was still hot. There was a thunderstorm last night, but it did not really cool the air at all. Have a great day everyone, I'm going to the office for couple of hours and then fly back to home!

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Ail, while I hate travel, you sure do get to run in some neat places! I get jet lagged with even a one time zone change, so kudos to you for running despite a big TZ difference.

5 miles this AM. It was pouring when I woke up, so I waited it out at bit and then hit the road. It was kind of windy and then it started drizzling. My glasses got all spotty with rain drops even though I had a visor on and it was BEYOND annoying, so just 5 miles for me this AM.

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Good morning from Tokyo! I'm here this week and got in both mornings so far extremely humid and hot (over 80 for sure!) runs around the Imperial gardens. One more run tomorrow morning before I return home.


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I ran almost 4 last night. It was too hot and my time was not great! but I did it...Can't wait for the cool months of September...

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Ugh, another sucky 5 miler. Better than nothing though

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6 miles this morning, didn't feel AS humid, almost pleasant, haha

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Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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Congrats, Teal!

So, had a busy Saturday, didn't run. Got home really late because there were multiple accidents and it took me over 2 hours to get home! Slept late on Sunday and went for a VERY steamy run on Sunday afternoon. 8 miles at 3:30 in Florida in July! YEAH!

Managed to get in a slow 5 miles at 6AM, - it was 80*F and 85% humidity already!

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Ran 12 miles Friday night with my group

Took it easy on Saturday -ran 2 miles easy recovery out on the beach

Swam yesterday

6 miles of bridge repeats this morning

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MS 150 -9/20
Marine Corps 1/2 in Jacksonville -10/4
Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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ran another 12K today.

Teal Congrats on another race emoticon

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Teal I think that could be it. A runner I know Karen said my face gets pale, and she thinks I get low blood sugar. I've been having a hard time with gels, whenever I take one it makes me gag, but I know I need it. I'm going to try a different product the Vega one, hope that will do the trick.

also going to try different electrolyte drinks. They don't sell the Scaps here. I'll have to buy some at PA marathon in Sept


Have you moved yet?


Have a great weekend everyone

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John, I've had that problem in a few races. I haven't pinpointed the cause but I'm sure it has something to do with my electrolytes getting out of wack. I had the problem on Saturday night's race at about mile 5. In that race, I think it was because I drank some Heed before the start of the race. Fortunately, they had Gatorade at the other aid stations so I did better with that. I also had the problem at ET, which I attributed to the altitude and hear but now I'm thinking it could have been Heed there too. I recommend trying different gels or other electrolytes. You may even want to experiment with S-caps.

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John, nope, never happened to me. Sometimes I feel nauseated after a long run if it's hot, but never during a run.

My alarm didn't go off but I still got in 5 miles at a fast (for me) pace.

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Lewill, 4:30AM track workout emoticon

I posted on Facebook I ran 30K last night my longest run since Chicago marathon!

(I guess Im back in the game lol)


Question; Has anyone on this team experienced gaging during a long run? It's weird lately if I'm on a long run I feel like stopping somewhere to vomit. I think it has something to do with gels. I hate them but need them after 1hr of running.

Any advice would be appreciated

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Lewill, 4:30AM track workout... you are a beast! A few years ago, I trained for the Seattle RnR marathon, which was at the end of June. Well, April, May and June in south florida are a steambath. I did most of my long runs at 4:30 AM. Ugh. But a peaceful ugh.

Ail, hope you are feeling better soon.

Jen, LOL at the rock comment. I HATE swimming. I once made a new year's resolution to do a tri but couldn't bring myself to train for it, so I volunteered at one instead!

Unscheduled rest day for me today. Last night got bad news that a good friend had a heart attack and is having double bypass tomorrow. I was upset and tossed and turned all night, so I slept in this AM. Anyway, just visited him and his wife at the hospital and he's doing well and has a good prognosis (he is 51 and in great shape, doesn't smoke, doesn't have diabetes, no risk factors) so I am feeling much better.

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Ailuli- How frustrating to have a sinus infection..Hope it gets better soon.

I've ran in the heat the last two days...2 miles on Tuesday and 3 miles last night. It's hard, but I am going to keep doing it.

I found a triathlon near where I live. I know I won't be able to get ready by 8/2 due to the fact I swim like a rock, but it will give me something to work for next year. And it will give me an excuse to get in the water to cool off!!!

I have taken the advice to not worry about the clock or how fast I am running, just keep on doing it...Every day so I can stay strong.

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Weights and running at the gym... blah morning and crazy day. Worst is that I think I have another sinus infection... GRRR.

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7 miles this morning, again on a low heartrate (140 bpm).

Carine

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15k: 1:26:45
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5 miles this morning with a friend who's a little faster than me. Loved chasing my rabbit!

Upcoming races:
Sprint Tri -8/9
MS 150 -9/20
Marine Corps 1/2 in Jacksonville -10/4
Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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4:30 am track work out this morning - went mostly well, had a round of 800's that I must have "fallen asleep" on. haha.

1 mile @ 7:42
1200m @5:35
2x800 @ 3:45, 3:57 (that's the one I must have zoned out for)
3x400 @ 1:45, 1:42, 1:39

with 1 mile warm up and 1 mile cool down

Upcoming races:
Sprint Tri -8/9
MS 150 -9/20
Marine Corps 1/2 in Jacksonville -10/4
Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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7/16/14 10:07 A

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7 miles this AM.... John, I went to the eye doc on Monday... have steriod drops for my eyes. They are going to be HUGE! LOL!

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Teal ~ good point. I had a hell heat run, when the temps dropped I felt more fit. I ran 5X Hills last night… don't know how I'm making myself do all this. Thurs night I have 29K run on schedule. longest I've run since Chicago marathon… off to work now

Sharon ~ get that eye checked emoticon

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Did 11.4k this morning, again on a low heartrate (average 145 bpm).
Will mix things up a bit later this week, do some intervals to speed things up a bit.

Carine

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15k: 1:26:45
HM: 2:04:52

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Amsterdam marathon -19 October
Seven hills 15k run - 16 November


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I have an eye infection so I had to run with my glasses this AM. It was.... interesting. And a bit slower as I was worried about tripping. 6 miles. A relatively "cool" 78*F!

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Spinning class this morning - I think I'm going to get back to twice a week spinning, seems like my hips need that workout!

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Sharon, good job in hot running! I'm not very good at that either, and I know I slow down a lot when it's hot. I carry a belt with water bottles (water and Nuun) when I run longer than an hour.

Carine, that's very interesting, I wear my heart rate monitor only at spinning class now a days, I know I should use it more, I just got lazy.

This morning was weights and 2 mile run.


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6 miles this AM. It was 82*F at 6AM!


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JENSHAY - Like LEWILL said in her post - I can't stress enough that you can't focus on time. Run by perceived exertion. No matter how fit you are your pace will drop during the heat. The good thing it is will pay off when the temps drop. Also make sure you keep up on your electrolyte replacements and fluid.
It is easy to lose confidence running in the heat but it pays off in the long run. Have faith in your ability.

Upcoming Races:
Eugene Marathon - 27 Jul
Blister in the Sun Marathon - 3 Aug
Tupelo Marathon - 31 Aug
Beat the Blerch Marathon - 21 Sep
3 Bridges Marathon - 27 Dec
Texas Marathon - 1 Jan


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Thanks LEWILL1982...

I forget that I can try some other options and that I should be doing some cross training. Those are some good suggestions. Swimming sounds really good right now in this heat! I'm not a good swimmer, but now is a good time to improve in that area.

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I ran 6 miles this morning, with 4 miles at tempo. Very hot and humid, and my legs were so tired from the long run and then the ride yesterday. Pushed through it though, average pace was 8:54...

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MS 150 -9/20
Marine Corps 1/2 in Jacksonville -10/4
Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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Hey Jen,
It's so hard right now, all you can do is just try your best. I've read several articles on Runners World and Active.com that suggest, forgetting your watch, don't even look at your time and just run by your perceived effort. If you have enough time, plan to drop some water along your routes so you can have water stops along the way. Can you change up and try some different cross training routines if you aren't able to get your runs in? Maybe try a spin class or swimming laps at your gym. If you like being outside, try cycling. Also, you might try a varied work out, think triathlon type. Maybe ride your bike 10 miles, then try a 2-3 mile run right after; in this way, you could cut back on your mileage but still get an intense work out.

I'm running in the mornings a lot, the humidity is up around 100%, the only good thing about that is that the sun isn't beating down. Hope some of this helps!

Upcoming races:
Sprint Tri -8/9
MS 150 -9/20
Marine Corps 1/2 in Jacksonville -10/4
Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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Hi Ailuli,

I am training for a marathon in October based on a schedule from a sports fysiologist specialised in running. The idea is that you train your body to run on your energy efficient fat reserves. In order to do that you need to run at least half of your training runs at lower heartrates (around 142bpm for me as I have a maximum heartrate of 177).
So that is why I now wear a heartrate monitor. I used to run on my breathing rythm alone, but it helps to find out what heartrate goes with what kind of breathing.
It seems to be going well with following the schedule so far (have switched to this training two weeks ago).

Carine

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15k: 1:26:45
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Dam to dam 16k race - 21 September
Amsterdam marathon -19 October
Seven hills 15k run - 16 November


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Any good suggestions for running in the heat? I feel sick to my stomach when it's hot. I like the cool weather for running so much better. I'm not a morning runner and I don't want to run at 9:30 at night...

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Hello, just came back from a week in San Francisco - unfortunately work took over and I was able to manage only one run while there. This morning nice and muggy 5 miles. I love when the ocean layer lingers in the morning before the sun breaks it.
Jen, congratulations for your age group win! That feels so good!
Carine, tell me more about your low hr runs, why do you need to keep it low?

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7 miles this morning at a heartrate of 140 bpm. Happy with that!

Carine

CURRENT PR's:
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15k: 1:26:45
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Amsterdam marathon -19 October
Seven hills 15k run - 16 November


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18 humidity soaked miles this morning, went through 3 shirts. Avg 9:30 pace; longest run to date!

Upcoming races:
Sprint Tri -8/9
MS 150 -9/20
Marine Corps 1/2 in Jacksonville -10/4
Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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SPEEEEEEDY 4 miler this AM!

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I met up with 2 runners I know after work at 5:30pm and we ran a half marathon


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I ran 4 miles this morning, it was very humid weather so it was a slow one.
On the other hand, I need to work on my low heartrate pace, so that was fine.

Carine

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15k: 1:26:45
HM: 2:04:52

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Amsterdam marathon -19 October
Seven hills 15k run - 16 November


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Ugh, soooooo busy now. managed to squeeze in 4 pretty speedy miles this AM

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YAY, Jen! That's AWESOME!!!

Lewill, yes could definitely be your shoes. Try icing your shins or massaging with icy hot or ben gay

8 miles for me this AM

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Ran an easy 5 miles last night.
6x800's this morning. The first 3 were great, then I rested too long and couldn't get my momentum back. Struggling with IT Band a little bit too....

Upcoming races:
Sprint Tri -8/9
MS 150 -9/20
Marine Corps 1/2 in Jacksonville -10/4
Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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Jen congrats! on the win

I did hill training last night 4X hills first time in over a year, every time i run a race i tell myself i need to do some hill training

heading out for a morning 10K run


have a great day everyone


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Congrats on the AG win, Jen!

I ran 10 miles on the 4th
8 miles on the 5th
Rested Sunday
5 miles with bridges today

I have shin splints (Spelling?) today, I've never had an issue with that before. I bought new shoes, today is only my 4th time wearing them since I have a different pair for my long runs. Could new shoes be the issue? They put me in a different version of Brooks than what I'd been wearing. I've worn Adrenaline and I just switched to Glycerin after they watched me run in the store....

Upcoming races:
Sprint Tri -8/9
MS 150 -9/20
Marine Corps 1/2 in Jacksonville -10/4
Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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I took first place in my age category in our July 4th run. I'm so excited. I have never done anything like it!! I'm happy to be running again with no pain :)

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8 miles on the 4th and 8 miles today followed by some strength training.

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3x1 mile sprints this morning
1 mile warm up
1 mile cool down
Feeling pretty tired, a little achy and sore, taking a rest day tomorrow.

Upcoming races:
Sprint Tri -8/9
MS 150 -9/20
Marine Corps 1/2 in Jacksonville -10/4
Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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6.5 miles this morning, not super fast, but good effort put forth. Crossed the bridge twice -it's a big bridge! I looked like I had showered with clothes on when I got finished!

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Sprint Tri -8/9
MS 150 -9/20
Marine Corps 1/2 in Jacksonville -10/4
Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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Lewill, nice job on your long run. I personally love the warm and humid weather!

Ail, sounds like a great workout!

4 miles of speedwork today and then weights

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Sharon, that's funny, you ran back from the bar! The work went well, they replaced few floor boards at our patio. The big job starts next, they will paint the whole complex!

I had a full body workout today, weights and core and glutes, feeling good!

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16 mile long run on Saturday, avg pace of 9:38 - can't wait for cooler temps!

30 mile bike ride yesterday

6 miles this morning with 4 miles at tempo

Upcoming races:
Sprint Tri -8/9
MS 150 -9/20
Marine Corps 1/2 in Jacksonville -10/4
Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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Ail, hope the work went well.... what a PITA; I have to do the windows at my house and am DREADING it!

Went to watch World Cup at a bar with friends ALL day on Saturday, but planned well and ran home (10 miles!) afterwards!

Went for an hour long walk in the ocean on Sunday

7 miles today

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It's already warm at 8:30 am! Ran nice, sunny 8 miles!

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Ha, true. Fortunately the rain started and the wind was at my back when I turned around. I ran INTO the wind for a bit on the way out, knowing that the rain was coming, trying to beat it.

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MS 150 -9/20
Marine Corps 1/2 in Jacksonville -10/4
Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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Ran outside 5 miles - working from home today - our complex is getting some deck work done, and today is our turn. I need to "supervise"!

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Wind at the back is great! Till you turn around, LOL

4 miles of speed work this AM and then 40 minutes of torture with the weights afterwards

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Rest day today! Really good, strong 5 mile run last night, I was pretty excited about it, haha. I think it was the little bit of rain and some wind at my back that made it so good.

Scheduled for 15 miles tomorrow...

Upcoming races:
Sprint Tri -8/9
MS 150 -9/20
Marine Corps 1/2 in Jacksonville -10/4
Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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No running, just a core and glute exercise routine with a ball (the big one).

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Some weight training first and then 3 miles with 400 m repeats. My fastest was under 9 min/mile - I have never ran that fast (on treadmill)! I was happy.
Sharon, good luck with the heat, at least you like it, I'm getting slower and slower as the temperatures rise!

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Teal, good luck with your move! Lots of good running in Arkansas, or at least it seems that way to me. There is a sparker, Nicholas (I can't remember his Spark screen name) who lives there and is very active in the marathoning and ultra marathoning community. If you do not already know him, I will introduce you on FB.

Lewill, great job on the speed workout. I have been adding speed work back in once a week. I always dread it and then am glad I did it!

7 steeeeeemy miles for me this AM

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6x800's on the track this morning -lots of humidity, about 95% I think...
3:42, 3:42, 3:41, 3:48, 3:42, 3:36

Upcoming races:
Sprint Tri -8/9
MS 150 -9/20
Marine Corps 1/2 in Jacksonville -10/4
Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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Sharon, I'm moving to Arkansas.

Upcoming Races:
Eugene Marathon - 27 Jul
Blister in the Sun Marathon - 3 Aug
Tupelo Marathon - 31 Aug
Beat the Blerch Marathon - 21 Sep
3 Bridges Marathon - 27 Dec
Texas Marathon - 1 Jan


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5 miles easy tonight. Helping my dad ease back into running, so we hit a couple of intervals in that run.

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Sprint Tri -8/9
MS 150 -9/20
Marine Corps 1/2 in Jacksonville -10/4
Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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I ran 2 miles on the mill with random hills - (glute workout) and did some core work before that.

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Lewill, great workout!

Ail, I totally depend on my kitties! I can never hear the alarm clock in the AM, but they sure do and they make sure I am up so I can feed them!

7 miles this AM

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I ran 6 miles of bridge repeats this morning, 4 times over a bridge with a 76 feet incline from base to top. 10 mile long run yesterday, 5 miles on Saturday morning. On track to finish the month at 140 miles.

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Sprint Tri -8/9
MS 150 -9/20
Marine Corps 1/2 in Jacksonville -10/4
Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 -11/8
Thanksgiving 1/2 -Thanksgiving
Jacksonville Bank 1/2 -12/28
Surf City Marathon -2/1
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Happy Monday! Ran 2 miles on the mill and lifted weights for 30 min. Kitty cats are so sweet, I love mine, they keep me in order! I can never oversleep because they will wake me up!

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Hartleeb, I love your avatar! So cute! I bet John is liking it as well.... those cats find their way into your heart!

Indy, where are you moving to?

rested on Saturday (busy day) and then ran 6 on Sunday, strength training today

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HARTLEEB - It's amazing how the body adapts. I do sacrifice time for volume. My marathon time is very slow now.

Upcoming Races:
Eugene Marathon - 27 Jul
Blister in the Sun Marathon - 3 Aug
Tupelo Marathon - 31 Aug
Beat the Blerch Marathon - 21 Sep
3 Bridges Marathon - 27 Dec
Texas Marathon - 1 Jan


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I ran 10K this morning but I should have run 19K to be on schedule for Sept 14 PA marathon

I rode bike all afternoon with nephew, his 2 kittens are turning me into a cat person, whats happening to me? they're so cute. I was watching soccer and the 2 cats decided to make my knee a sleeping bed I couldn't move because I didn't want to wake them up ! lol

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Finished 12 miles today - it was really warm run, but I got it done!

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8 miles this morning! it was difficult due to not much sleep last night, but it was a good run. The temperature has dropped and the humidity is down 10 points...praisin' the LORD for every good day and every day I can run...

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holy cow INDYCHX how can you do all those marathons so close together???


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I had a hot humid 5 miler this morning. Great stress reliever from the stress of moving.

Upcoming Races:
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Blister in the Sun Marathon - 3 Aug
Tupelo Marathon - 31 Aug
Beat the Blerch Marathon - 21 Sep
3 Bridges Marathon - 27 Dec
Texas Marathon - 1 Jan


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Happy midsummer eve! I ran 5 miles outside this morning - it felt so good. Running is my therapy when I'm too busy!

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4 miles of speedwork this AM and then some strength training

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Ail, great job getting it in despite a busy schedule!

Took a SRD yesterday and today did 6 miles

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Ran 4 miles on treadmill - tempo at 10 min/mile - nice feeling!

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Sharon, that's so nice when you get a good run in even after not so good night. I did strength training and then ran 2 miles fast on treadmill. Today is again really busy day for me.


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Ugh, hope you get some relief, Ail.

Went to bed at a decent hour last night and then was up at 3:30, wide awake! Ugh! After tossing and turning for a while, I was going to just get up and go for a run, but then I decided to read for a bit and finally got another hour of sleep.

Surprisingly, had a very good 6 mile tempo run this AM.

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Sharon, great timing! I took day off today, because I was going to the lab for blood test. It's for the menopause - and seems like I'm getting smack in the middle of it at least hot flashes have increased quite a bit! We'll see after the test where I am.

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5 miles Saturday, 8 miles on Sunday plus strength training and 5 miles this AM... just missed a huge thunderstorm, too!

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Happy Fathers Day! I ran 10 miles this morning - my hips are still a little weak, I need more glute work...

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Hatfield & McCoy Marathon

Upcoming Races:
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Blister in the Sun Marathon - 3 Aug
Tupelo Marathon - 31 Aug
Beat the Blerch Marathon - 21 Sep
3 Bridges Marathon - 27 Dec
Texas Marathon - 1 Jan


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Got 7 miles in this morning before dawn. 10:17 pace. It was the end of a 31 mile week.

Now, with God's help, I will become myself.

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I was tired yesterday and I took a rest day, this morning I ran 5 miles in Japantown. So nice.

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Jeri, that is AWESOME! You should totally do it! Life is too short!

Unscheduled rest day yesterday... had a horrible night of sleep and then woke up to a thunderstorm Thursday AM. I don't mind running in the rain, but prefer to avoid lightning.

However, had great night of sleep last night and had 6 speeeeedy miles this AM

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I've got to start with my sit ups again. My abs are flabby.

She woke up one morning and threw away all her excuses...
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5K: 27:13
10K: 58:10
HM: 2:14:00
MAR: 5:54:00
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Aug 9, 2014: Oly Distance AG National Championships
Oct 12, 2014: Iron Horse Half Marathon
Nov 1, 2014: Monumental Marathon
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Jeri, that is awesome!!! You qualified, and 10% of your age group still means it! How wonderful, that's a real life experience! Congratulations!

I ran 3 miles on the treadmill and did strength training and 2 sit-ups! Have a great Wednesday!

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Alright, gotta tell you all this. When I did my triathlon in April, I won first in my age group -- only because there was nobody else in my age group. So a few days ago, I received an e-mail from the USA Triathlon people telling me because I was in the top 10% of my age group in a qualifying tri, I am now qualified to compete in the age group Olympic Distance Triathlon National championship! I ignored the first e-mail. It was a little ridiculous to think I could compete on a national level. Then I got another e-mail. And I thought, Why Not?? I qualified, and I may never qualify again. Life is short. Sure, I suck at triathlons. But I don't care. I won't get this chance again, so I'm going to do it. Two months from now I will be in Milwaukee, playing with the big kids. I'm in way over my head, but I figure life gets exciting out on the edge. Right?

She woke up one morning and threw away all her excuses...
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Oct 12, 2014: Iron Horse Half Marathon
Nov 1, 2014: Monumental Marathon
May 16, 2015: Horse Capital Marathon
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Ail, that's always a good wake up call to shock your body - I love it when I try something new and am sore!

Great job on the speeeeeeedy run, Hartleeb!

Did 4 miles of speedwork this AM followed by some strength training...

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts" - Winston Churchill

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