30 weeks of Marathon training.

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

Monthly Archives: April, 2013

Marathon Training Day 80 something Glass City Half Marathon!

So this past weekend, I flew to Detroit, was met by a new friend, and we drove on down to Toledo Ohio to run the Owens Corning Glass City Half Marathon.   I’m still a bit surprised and miffed that I did not have a PR.  In fact, I ran the worst time that I …

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Marathon training day 80

Called for another 3 miler.  I decided to play it smart, and also to be a bit lazy. I did it in the pool. I just did not want to get up super early.  Afternoons now in the Sunshine state are generally REALLY warm.   So pool it was. I think actually it was a …

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Marathon Training Day 79

Yesterday.  I ran a 3 mile “Easy” run.  I have to admit, I did not run this hard, but I didn’t really run it easy either.  I have not been doing a ton of outdoor running in the last two weeks.  It’s been Treadmill after treadmill and then one big long run outside.  My Garmin …

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Marathon Training Day 78

It is a Taper week. I had quite the day because I had to go to the Dentist.  My Dentist is assigned to me by the company.  I have to admit, I was as usual, disappointed in the fakeness of the Dentist.  They tend not to tell the truth.  He attempted to slide by the …

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Marathon Training Day 77

Well.   the plan said run 2 miles at a 5K pace. I didn’t do that. I ran 2.75 miles and none of it was at my 5K PR pace.  It was, however, very challenging to me. I’m freaking tired. So I walked a half a mile at a higher incline and then took the …

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Marathon training Day 76

Cycle one hour. and that is all I did Feeling pretty exhausted, so the goal will now be to get as much REST and recovery until the half this weekend

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Marathon training Day 75. The worst Long run ever

I have to admit, this was not the worst long run ever.  I’ve had worse 20 milers.  This one was special though. I had to take a day off work this week to make up for my Sunday at work.  So I took Friday.  Whoo Hoo 3 day weekend.  And I decided to knock the …

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Marathon Training Day 74

Swim 45 mins. I swam slowly. Pool is that perfect cool temperature right now, the sun shine made it nice. I have to  run 20 miles tomorrow, my running buddy for the first 4 picked an incredibly hilly route.  I’m not sure I want to thank her.  

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Marathon training day 73.

ran one mile of the 3 mile tempo run. Got Home at Midnight Car battery died in the off site airport parking. FREAKING toyota Prius. Has a battery the size of an elephant. Did get it started… So really got home at 2 am. At work at 8 am. They decided they wanted to do …

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Marathon Training Day 68, 69, 70, 71, 72

Oh My how time has flown.  I have been at a conference in Ohio and was too tired to post.  Once i got over being tired, I was in misery and shock over the Boston Marathon situation.  Breaks my heart. So this will be a short catch up post about the STUFF I have done. …

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