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10/19/12 2:18 A

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With the right foundation and training it should not be a problem. I have been averaging a HM every 4 weeks for a while now and even did 2 within 6 days of each other. As I become more proficient I am finding it is easier to add more and more runs physically - then comes the fun of finding the funds for travel and getting all the logistics down etc LOL. Good luck!

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10/18/12 11:38 P

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I think you can do it.

Start by doing what is necessary, then do what is possible and suddenly you will be doing the impossible -- St Francis of Assisi

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10/18/12 3:49 P

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Have the StL RnR HM this weekend, then will do St. Jude's Memphis 5 weeks after. I don't see that as a problem. You may need to scale back and not push too hard, but you are definitely ready to do the distance.


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10/18/12 3:02 P

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I did my first HM at the Sacto Urban Cow on October 7th. It was a great race and I finished in 2:17 without any injuries or setbacks. I'm seriously thinking about doing the Davis Turkey Trot HM on November 17th. This will give me about 6 weeks between races. I took about 10 days of recovery after the Urban Cow and will now start slowly ramping up the miles again.

Any thoughts?

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