30 weeks of Marathon training.

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Monthly Archives: April, 2014

Not….

So I have miscalculated.  I totally thought this week would be a REST week. No No Nellie.  Not a Whoa Nellie.  it’s more of a Go nellie. Last week, I started to understand suffering, and suffering well… Looks like this week will be more lessons in suffering. Here’s Carrie Cheadle…teaching me..   Gonna make sure …

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Friday!

Wow.  what a Friday. I had a 3000 yard swim. That’s about 1.7 miles in a pool. I am starting to dislike Fridays workouts more than Thursday speed work. In addition, I seem to have strained my hip flexor slightly.  It isn’t hindering me too much, but certain movements are really painful…and sadly while they …

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Speedy Thursday

Oye Vey I did speed work on treadmill. Wow.  Oddly I slept really well last night and woke all on my own at about 4:15.  Rather than attempting to get 22 more minutes sleep or something, I just got up and got ready to go. I had a 2 mile warm, so I did about …

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Wilted Wednesday

Wow.  Wednesday.  Workout.  Wilted…totally Wilted. I had a brick on tap.  simple one 45 minute cycle and a 2 mile run. No Problem. Oh man. I hit the cycle and was just having a really hard time maintaining a 16 MPH pace. Yeah.  When I got off  the bike, my hamstrings were really tight so …

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Clay road running (and Monday)

SUnday I ran the clay road again.  I had not been back there since March 2013. It’s one of my favorite places to run.  It’s quieter than the West Orange Trail, and the air is super fresh and clean. It’s off the beaten path enough that still feels a bit like a secret that only …

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Silent Saturday

I never heard this term as a child for the Saturday between Good Friday and Easter Sunday. At any rate, it’s kind of a good term.  On this day it is said that Jesus Christ “rested’ in the tomb…or alternatively, descended into hell for the redemption of all those who not  condemned who had died …

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Speed Thursday

Today was a speed workout. I swear I am so busy with work and trying to get ready for the certification exam.  (Lately I am not studying, I am just kind of thinking about signing up…so I need to sign up and focus).  I am kind of doing the workouts and forgetting about them until …

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Tuesday Training

Just my usual training blog entry.  Up and down day. Monday I got an “invitation”  to explain the infection stuff to the CEO in 24 hours.  This is a good thing, but just not really what I was prepared for…overall.  I also found out on Monday that the Center For Medicaid/care services HAI validation rules …

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Silverado 10K Race Report

So, initially when I started this nefarious plan of a trip to California…I intended to run this Half Marathon.  My very sensible coach put the breaks on that.  I could have trained for it and run it, but the time in between had no cushion and it was really risking injury, so…I backed down to …

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Training Week Wrap Up.

This was a particularly challenging training week.  The workouts weren’t that bad, but I guess situationally they were. Monday: I was still in San Francisco.  Yep.  We went to the famous spot.  At that point I was kind of losing my patience with my host. It was a very warm day in San Francisco, and …

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