30 weeks of Marathon training.

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

Tag Archives: half marathon

Race Grief

So One of my Favorite Races is in about 20 days.   Space Coast Half Marathon and Marathon.  I love this race. I really really love it. It is FLAT.  It is along the shore line. It has a fun Space Theme. It has the best schwag.  Nice long sleeve t shirt that always fits …

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Lighthouse Loop Race Report, in which I run, and more….

So on Sunday October 26th, I ran the Lighthouse Loop Half Marathon. This was one of those odd little B races.  I wanted to do it because I had missed it last year due to injury.  It is a pretty fast course with a smaller field. I love lighthouses.  If you look back though, my …

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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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Day 35 Rocking the Marathon Training

Today was the Pinnacle of a tough training week.  I had a 16 mile Long run.  No big deal right?  Well…I have not run longer than 13 since I had Hip surgery, which was quite a while ago.  So  to me this was kind of a big deal.  On top of it, my plan went …

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Race Report 26.2 with Donna

Well, this was my long run, non-race event this past weekend.  One of the nicest race experiences I’ve had. I was asked a few weeks ago by a friend if I would come up and support her first Marathon.  Due to some unforseen events, her family was unable to make it up there. I admit, …

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And it all just got really really real again

So by Monday I was no longer on the “Sick List” I was still coughing but it was that “leftover” cough that you know you will have for a while. So I bit the bullet and decided to go whole Hog on the Monday workout. 3500 yards of swimming. For those who aren’t used to …

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Race Report: The OUC Half Marathon

So on Saturday I finally ran The OUC. It was a really strange one for me.  I did not enjoy it AT all. I also ran a Post Surgical PR.  Usually when I have a PR I love the race, but this one.  Oh no. So… Where do I start. Firstly I kind of messed …

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