30 weeks of Marathon training.

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

Tag Archives: Lighthouse Loop Half Marathon

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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The rest of Peak Week.

So the rest of peak week was “exciting” Holy Heck.  It was SO HARD. Thursday I had on the docket 10 by 800 repeats.  So I put on my game face and went for it. Apparently I really LIKE 800 reps.  By the time I got to the end of the workout, I had run …

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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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And the training continues.

So, I did not do yesterday’s track workout.  I feel entirely LAZY.  That workout is one of the hardest ones I do weekly, and I usually am still tired from it the next day.  So today…not so tired. But my legs have started to get that bad knotty feeling. Yesterday I pool jogged the speed …

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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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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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Weekly wrap up.

OH MY GOODNESS. This week was NOT a rest week! WHEEEEEEE! It was a really tough week, but I feel like in general, I managed it well. Hoping it does reward me. Ran well on Monday and seemed to manage the stretching.  I think because I was really sore from the long run, the stretching …

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Fun Friday

Oh Friday’s how I love them….   THis was great at work because I figured out how to do ALL of the statistical analysis that my one project required.  WHEE!  Plus, luckily it worked in my favor.  Our research did come out with a good p-value so it can be considered statistically significant.     …

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Track Town Thursday!

Thursdays workout…. Track on Thursday. This week was 6 800 meter repeats. This workout is no joke.  For those not into working out  800 meters is a half a mile. This workout, also called the Yasso Workout… I kind of dread this one.  Last night I thought about it, and realized that I was feeling …

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Rest week Wrap Up….

For a rest week, this week got a bit intense… On Monday I was to bike for 20 mins and then – never saw this before- do 30 minutes of stretching and “yoga etc”  hmmm.  Not a fan of Yoga. I think I made it about 26 minutes broken into 2 sessions of stretching, foam …

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