30 weeks of Marathon training.

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

Monthly Archives: September, 2013

Weekly update pre long run….

So It has been a wild and Crazy rest week.  I never really did update on any of my workouts.   Work really interfered at the end of the week.  But lets start with the beginning of the week shall we? So Monday said OFF/run 2 easy…so I was a little unclear…did he want me …

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Weekly Wrap up!

Wow.   only 34 days between myself and the Lighthouse Loop Half Marathon…. and only 14 weeks between myself and my nemesis, the Jacksonville Bank Marathon.  Now, Jax Bank is not a particular nemesis, but “the Marathon”  distance is my nemesis.  I really have not been able to put together any good marathons.  Currently I’m …

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Friday and Saturday

Lets cram it in. I was frankly too freaking tired on Friday to write a post. I swam over a mile, did a weights workout and ran a SUPER SLOW and painful 2 miles. And then went and ate at Steak and Shake with a friend who just found out she is expecting!!!  She chose …

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Rocking Speed work…

So it is official. I’ve Broken up with Janice.   This is actually funny.  I wasn’t dating Janice. I date Men….. But it felt like a bad breakup. Anyway, after several months of working out with her, and her basically getting the benefits of my coaches great planning…and listening to her telling me how “the …

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Brick….oh how I am not a fan…

I had all these ideas about how to deal with my workout today…yesterday. I had read it and thought it said 50 min bike and 3 mile run NOT a brick.  So I though do the run in the am, cycle in the pm…etc etc etc.  Then I rechecked my phone….the message said  BRICK…  not …

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Super Fab transition tuesday.

Tuesday was a transition tuesday. lots of swimming, the coach doubled the swim portion of the workout from last week.  which made me wonder just what was he doing last week anyway.. So I got there nice and early…plunged into the pool and started my workout. Again Slug factor seemed to be involved in the …

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Monday Funday

So Monday Monday. With all of my Job stress it was a difficult day, and it did not help that I had one of those enormous HUGE Unicorn Horn Headaches. I just have not been feeling 100% great lately, too much work and work stress, and stress with friends, and well…it’s kind of that phase …

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Wrap up and long run.

Today was my long run.  16 miles.. So I actually prepared for this one and got out there early enough.  Sometimes though even the best of plans are foiled by whatever. I planted my water all over town and pulled into the trail head where I generally start at about 6:09.  I did note there …

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Brick Baby Brick, Brick

Apparently Saturday is reserved for the time honored (I think) Brick workout. Brick Brick, Baby, Brick Brick. Got up today. Went and Cycled for 1 hour and 15 minutes. (this super cool sculpture was made by Jud Turner.  more at the WEBSITE It was a long and somewhat difficult cycle.  It just went on and …

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Friday, friday

Well  Friday went as well as it could. In the morning I swam 2000.  No problem.  Slow as slow can be.  My right trap. started to really give me problems.  Always when swimming it does.  I finally asked one of our Swim experts and she explained she thought it might be my stroke, so she …

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