30 weeks of Marathon training.

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

Monthly Archives: November, 2012

Taper Time To DO list!

So For about 2 weeks now, I’ve been Tapering.  Wowee.  It is an unusual time for me. It has lead me to question all sorts of things, my coaching, my plans, my job, my very reason for living.  None of which really needed to be done. So, After much thought and consideration- knowing that I …

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So my plan today said, “5 k run for fun.”  Thats all it said. I decided it meant a race.  And Skeletor was alright with that.  He told me to run it for fun, not to Kill myself with it. I said, Yeah yeah…but I was hoping to PR, badly, even though it was for …

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Taper Time.

Holy Moley…   Taper time really snuck up on me.  This year, for the first time ever I seem to be doing a rather long taper.  I started last week, my longer run went from 10 miles to 7 miles.  Minutes started to come off workouts.  I also started to note some other similar taper-y …

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Ok so it isn’t too impressive, but I ran several sub 10 minute miles today. Since the surgery and for about the 9 months prior, I had had trouble getting below an 11:30 pace. I am getting faster.  Running is much more fun. My repaired hip has ceased to hurt in the last 2 weeks. …

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Learning, learning and a rant maybe about medals.

Wow.  I feel like I lived about a year in learning in one week this past week. I got home at 2 am on Monday morning.  En Route to Orlando, I had gotten an email from Skeletor tell me Monday and Tuesdays workout.  I had counted on Monday being kind of light, given that I …

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The Old Reliable 10K Race Report

it’s about time I did a race report. It’s been a whirlwind.  I have been traveling and not really that functional. I have felt like I have been on pins and needles and rushing and rushing and not really focused on work or training or even keeping the house clean. Well the race is over …

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