30 weeks of Marathon training.

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

Category Archives: Open Water Swim

Injection Day number two…always eventful

Injection Day number two converged with Monsoon day in Florida. Seriously, one of our hospital had to activate the “weather event” code.  I’ve only seen this done once, when a hospital I worked at was snowed in and no delivery supply trucks or staff could get in or out. So I drove to work, all …

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Yassos

I have not been very faithful about posting for a bit now.  I have been entirely full up of “life”  on time, which I think is a great thing.  I’m frankly amazed at myself that since the end of August and beginning of September, I’ve managed to go to Nigeria, interview for a new job …

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New experiences day.

Today I had on the schedule a 5K.  It’s a race I love. I didn’t do it. I had to practice with my open water relay team the Kayak thing. We are doing this awesome swim. As a relay, which means after about 2 miles each we have to get into the kayak from the …

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Season of….

I seem to be going through an odd season in training.  I’ve been injured, and it just seems since then I have not been able to get on an even keel since then. The hip injury has pretty much healed, but every day something seems to be hurting.  On friday my leg was reacting to …

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Nailed it! & massive excitement!

Today was a funny day.  I had 800’s on the schedule.  8 of them. Given that I have been pretty injured and spending time Aqua jogging, I was kind of like.  ah er….today is going to be interesting.  I really dislike this workout, a lot of it is simple fear.  Doing 800 repeats correctly means …

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Return to running, goof balls and….

So yesterday I returned to running with an inglorious run. Kind of like the Inglorious fruits and Vegetables:   It was just 2 miles.  He wrote: run 2 miles fast.  Not because I should run fast after 3 weeks essentially sweating it out in the pool, but probably because he knew me well enough to …

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Chlorination

Woweeee.   I really spent the week in the pool. Chlorine city. I did have a few sweaty enjoyable spins in there too, but for the most part… Benefits of pool run:  Lots of time with friends.  Got to get to know the AM lifeguard really much better- he’s a nice guy, quirky and funny. …

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Swimming the summer away

Apparently my coach was not too impressed with my little 4 mile run on Sunday. Late Sunday Night… I get this email… Patience is prime. ‘In all your getting, get wisdom’ You need to be 100%. This week do all the runs in the pool. Just tread of the same amount of time it would take …

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Comedy of Injury errors.

So.  Here I am Injured. I am better than this guy….I mean, I have stopped running before this. So.  Yesterday I swam about 3000 yards.  My friend and I both went to the Lake swim.  It was her first time, she seemed to love it!  I actually found having a friend along made it easier …

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Happy 4th

So it is the 4th of July, How am I celebrating?  Meh. I have had tons of invitations, and fun stuff to do, but I must be in Tampa to attempt a certification test in the morning.  On a Saturday. So… I swam at Lucky’s Lake, which I have been doing frequently lately.  THis time …

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