Monthly Archives: February 2013

Wrapping up February

My schedule got all mixed up this week but I think after today I’ll be back to normal. I’ve run 54 miles this month– not bad for such a short month. :) Today was a 3 mile day and it … Continue reading

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Big tub o’ guts

I’m shuffling my workouts around a bit this week, and I did the 35 minute tempo run today instead of yesterday. It went well enough, but I probably pushed a bit harder than I should have. Yesterday I had an … Continue reading

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Not quite…

My schedule is set up so that I do a long run on Saturday, rest day Sunday, and 3 miles on Monday.  Since I did the long run on Sunday instead, I sorely missed that rest day.  (Pun intended.) I … Continue reading

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New record!

I put off Saturday’s 6 miler for today, since the weather was poopy yesterday.  Today was a beautiful day though, sunny and warm!  I managed to wear suitable clothing for once– tights, shorts, long-sleeved base layer and tshirt was perfect … Continue reading

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4 miles in new tights

Today’s hurdle was 4 miles, and I was surprised to find that I finished it quite easily. I set a very slow-for-me pace– it took me just under 54 minutes to finish– and took two short walking breaks to gulp … Continue reading

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A full complement of lifts

Hooray, it’s Thursday! J and I went to the gym and I did all the lifts. Not all of them were at their old weights or reps, but I did get everything in. Usually I’m alone in the free weight … Continue reading

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Home-cooked meals

And another 3 miles this morning. This one was notable for a good pace and no stops for walking or water. I am pleased about that! After the run I took the time to do some nice stretching– and boy, … Continue reading

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I like intervals.

On today’s schedule: 6x400m intervals. Intervals aren’t so bad! I ran an easy mile to warm up, then attacked them. It went okay– however, even though I used the restroom before I went to run I found myself needing to … Continue reading

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The things I call “fun”

Today was a 5 miler, and I plotted out a new route that had sidewalks— hooray!  A good chunk was along one of the busiest thoroughfares in the county, and I had to stop plenty for driveways and stoplights and … Continue reading

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Yet another 3 miles

3 more miles in the hopper today, grand total of about 12 this week so far.  It’s only the middle of February but the weather already can’t make up its mind– today was 57 degrees!  I managed to finish my … Continue reading

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