Monthly Archives: March 2015

Lift, yoga, wait

I’m never quite sure what to do when I’m tapering. I always want to do something, at least; the idea of totally resting seems sort of weird, like I’m just letting my body idle. Anyway, today I settled on some … Continue reading

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Taper trail fail

Today’s my last run before the race, so I had a brainstorm that I would drive over and run around a (man-made) lake nearby. Everything I read about the trail was from a mountain biker’s point of view, but I … Continue reading

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Big socks and big thoughts

It’s taper time, and today was an easy 3 miles today in a speedy 35:09 on the treadmill. My left Achilles is bugging me a little, but it might be due to sock issues– I forgot running socks so I … Continue reading

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T-minus 1 week

I know I said yesterday’s workout was one of the toughest in my plan, but today’s didn’t feel any easier despite it being just a 3 miler. My legs are tired, my period’s just started so CRAMPS, and I am … Continue reading

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Pieces falling into place

Today was one of the toughest workouts in my training plan: 8x400m intervals. 1×1, that’s 4 blinkin’ miles of intervals. But I’m proud to say I blew it up! 50 minutes and a whole lot of sweat later I was … Continue reading

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woo HOOO!

Today I’m in an off mood, and I had to drag myself out the door to run my daily 3 miler. I didn’t leave until 4– and usually if I let it go until that late, it never gets done. … Continue reading

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I jiggle, therefore I am

Long run day! Today’s schedule called for 7 miles. Yesterday’s 5 miler left my calves a little stiff and I was concerned, but once I headed out out everything loosened up and I felt okay. Actually I felt pretty darn … Continue reading

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