30 weeks of Marathon training.

just a spot to write about the next 30 weeks….of running.

Monthly Archives: October, 2012

The Long run that Wasn’t….and other annoyances.

So, I needed to do 12 miles this week on a long run. I was also scheduled to go to Indianapolis Indiana, for a work trip. Now.  Here’s the thing about Indianapolis.  It is not in Florida.  It is COLD.  So I thought about it for a bit….and rearranged all my workouts.  I scheduled out …

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Crazy Ass Long run.

Sometimes it’s nice to have your own Blog, where you can entitle things, “Crazy Ass Long run!”   I was SO nervous about todays long run.  It was a paced long run, not a Normal LSD run.   I’d never really done a run liek this before. Luckily my pal FLASH was willing to try out …

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And it goes on

I am now getting really close to TAPER week. Unlike last week, I am not fantasizing about it any more. Fear not. My Fantasies regarding Taper week were really really G rated.   Last week, I was trying to support a friend in her gymming habits.  Because of her childcare situation she always gets to …

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Is the Gorilla Winning or am I?

Marathons are like wrestling a gorilla. You don’t quit when you’re tired. You quit when the gorilla is tired. I found this quote on the “Running friends around the world” page at Facebook.  (It had a lot of members, if you want to join, let me know and I will figure out a way to …

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9 mile burn

I do love to use this photo each time I run 9. Apparently Nine Mile Burn is a Celtic-style band from the Mid-West United States.  I tried to locate some of their music, given how often I love to use the picture but alas, they are not Youtube people. Here is a Link to an …

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Think Pink Fun run and Swim…

I agreed to do this run n’ swim thing with a friend of mine.   I was sort of hoping she would forget about it, and I could avoid it and just do my training, but no…she remembered and reminded me. I even tried to get Skeletor to say NO, or “That wouldn’t be a …

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The New Goal…

Everyone needs a new goal once in a while.  Mine:  MAKE IT TO TAPER WEEK intact!   Help is on the way!   Or if you prefer: (Incidently, this is one of the songs that now plans as Muzac at the hospital…I find it odd that some poor patient may be hitting a call bell …

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And the journey continues…..(As I grow gills)

Today was a new day. I got up at 4:10, walked the dog, paid my very overdue bill of 21.14….for which my apartment manager has been sending multiple requests.  It concerns me that they need my 21.14 that badly. Because I anticipated this to be a tough day, I at yogurt.  I’m a big fan …

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$#it just got real

My training plan seems to have exploded with intensity. Still not sure if its a Or more like: After yesterday’s GI fun, I was pretty eager to get going on this week. I of course had that work thing get in the way for 8 full hours.  and FINALLY at 4:30 it was over.  My …

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Holy Cow GI distress!

WARNING:  this post does talk a great deal about GI distress.  For those with a weak stomach, you can feel free to read about the run, just stop when I start chatting about my dinner the night before….. ———————————————————————————————————————————— My workout today is/was 6 miles run EASY and 30 mins cycle to keep my legs …

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