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Almost there!

Last run before the race! I never know what to do with taper runs, so I decided to use it to build some confidence and pushed through the 2 miles at a spirited pace, finishing in 22 minutes flat. It … Continue reading

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Catching up, taper and race prep

I’ve been slacking on blogging my workouts! It’s taper week now, so for the next few days I’m doing yoga and stretching and going for walks (okay my plan has a tiny 2 miles tomorrow too). I picked up my … Continue reading

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Itty bitty workout

On Sunday, I checked my workout schedule for the coming week: one workout of 6x200m intervals and one 2 mile recovery run before the race on Thursday, so I planned for that. But today when I got to the gym … Continue reading

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Ignorance is bliss?

Last night I unleashed all the sleep-inducing tools I had at my disposal: 45 minutes of good, gentle yoga before bed; melatonin (thanks Ginger– this is my second night taking it); and I even stuffed foam earplugs into my ears … Continue reading

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Sail area

It’s taper week and I’m feeling really lazy. I skipped my long run over the weekend– this entire training cycle was kind of a fail for long runs– and I have a 3 miler on the schedule today. But a … Continue reading

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Tapering and trying on dresses

In my effort to taper effectively yet still continue exercising, I did some upper body lifting, trying not to be too heavy with it. I did toss in wood chops, situps, bird dog, and leg extensions from table– so that … Continue reading

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Lunch and run, too close together

This abbreviated training plan has an abbreviated taper: 3 miles yesterday, 2 miles today, then done until Thursday morning. So my run today was super short and it ought to have been easy peasy. Just one problem though! I ate … Continue reading

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