30 weeks of Marathon training.

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

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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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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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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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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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Tracktown Thursday

Thursday is currently speed work day on my plan. So I rolled out of bed, feeling a mix of anxiety and tiredness. I do not love this workout.  The thing about speed work is that when it is being done correctly, you do not actually feel very good. Look at the facial expressions.  This is …

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Speedy Friday

So rolled out of bed on Friday feeling really really concerned about the track workout. I have had a mental issue with the track workout since March. I was so freaked out by it last week that when it showed up on the plan, I took it to the treadmill. The TM workout went well, …

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Marathon training Day 26

Whoo Hooo I rocked the Heck out of my 800’s this morning. Best Part of the day!  Here’s a photo I took at the end of the workout as the sun was rising. We decided to meet at 6 am to do the workouts.  I was skeptical that I could complete in one hour so …

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Marathon Day 25

The stars aligned for me today at least in the workout area. On the workout plan was Swim 1 hr 15 mins or cycle 1 hr and 15 mins. Well, the gym was closed for renovations AGAIN.  But the pool was left open, so I swam for an hour and 16 minutes, very slowly. I …

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Marathon Training Day 11.

WOW.  Life totally got in the way of my training. This was kind of bound to happen, I’ve been training really hard, and work has been ramping up. So this week, I forgot the date of a meeting.  The meeting I CHAIR!  There was a ton of work to do for it, and I couldn’t …

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Marathon Training Day 10

This morning started with doing Monday’s workout.  This is a VERY easy day. 2 mile run easy.  WOWEE the first mile though was so tough.  My legs felt so strange, like they were huge and heavy.  The second mile was much much faster, leading me to see that I actually do need to Warm up …

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