30 weeks of Marathon training.

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

Category Archives: Tempo Run

Build day 3

This morning started off funny, but it ended up ok.   I got to the gym at about 0605 am only to realize as I got there that I had forgotten my Garmin.  Luckily I had time, so I went back home for it.  (Live close to the gym). Recovered item and went back to …

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Build week continues…

My headache continues.  It is intermittent now, but still kind of debilitating when it is present.  I oddly had a moment to ask an Ear, Nose, Throat physician about it.  He said I could have a “micro fracture”  from getting the foot in the face etc out at the lake.  I’m going to continue to …

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Week of Crazy

SO the workouts have been pretty OK this week. Monday I had a teeny tiny Swim and then a 3 miler that went OK.  It was cold, and the whole running while wet I’m not always a fan of, but it worked out fine. Tuesday was a bigger swim…which I kindly saved for the afternoon. …

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Sunday’s realization…

I had a pretty good mid distance run today 7 miles.  Not really a long, but I was nervous about it, mostly because 7 just seemed so different than 6. It went a lot better than expected.  I even had mile 3 at what would be considered a good “tempo run pace”  for me.  The …

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Wednesday’s child

Whoa…. Wednesday was Cray Cray. If you see my other blog, you know my Grandma has passed away. Here is Grandma and I in 2006, As you can see I was letting my ‘fro flag fly.  Grandma wasn’t.   I will miss my Grandma. She reached the age of 96, in good health except for …

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Tuesday! rebuilding.

Oh wow, it’s only tuesday! Monday I did a run and a cycle…he noted “not a brick”  on there, so I did the run first and then the cycle. Wow, cycle post run felt crazier than the run after cycle! Still got it done.  Heard some great music on I heart radio’s  “I believe in …

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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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Wednesday

I had a temptation to call this post “Wonderful Wednesday”  or something really witty like that.  Well, It really was pretty darn wonderful… I woke up this morning, feeling uncommitted to the whole run thing.  I was a wee bit sore from the weights workout.  Not bad, just enough that you know you did something…you …

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Training Week Recap- or why I really appreciate my Coach.

Last week,  I experienced a true crisis of confidence.  I had a complete failure at the long run.  I started out, and at mile three, I abruptly turned around and pretty much walked home.  I did a few more miles on the Treadmill, but the entire failure just shook me.   I had had a …

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Wicked Wednesday

Not great.  Not great at all. My issues started on Tuesday night.  I went to Taco Tuesday!  At Tijuana Flats. It’s a funky Florida place, kind of a “chain”  in our area.  on Tuesday, 2 tacos and a drink 4.99.  Can’t beat that. I had chicken tacos and they were lovely.  Sadly…. At about 3 …

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