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New York City Half Marathon

No.  I”m not running it. I did receive word, however, that the Fresh Air fund is still looking for runners and sponsors to join the Fresh Air fund racers for the New York City half marathon on August 16th.  Since … Continue reading

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Keeping the streak alive

Today’s workout mirrored last week’s 1200 m intervals.  The only differences were that I’m doing more mileage this week, so that meant 4 intervals instead of 3 and a new VDOT, so the pace was faster.  It was about 50 … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the week

I waited out this morning’s rain, feeling quite sorry for those who were running the Gasparilla half marathon and full marathon.  Congrats to Denise for sticking it out in the full marathon despite high winds and rain to beat her … Continue reading

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1 good quality run down

You know, it’s funny that whenever I say “good quality run”, it seems redundant and whenever I have a “bad quality run”, it seems like an oxymoron.  It’s like when you tell a nonrunner that you have a 15 mile … Continue reading

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Frustration

I got a nice 6 miles on the treadmill in yesterday before an upper body and core strength training workout.  This morning felt good when I woke up.  I slept really well and the weather was just about perfect – … Continue reading

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Take that 800 m

I gotta say that I was downright nervous about my interval workout today.  I’ve come to loathe 800 m intervals so much that these workouts almost feel like a mini-race.  Yesterday, I woke up with horribly sore calves from Saturday’s … Continue reading

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A foggy day at the beach

The sun was shining brightly this morning when I woke.  The birds were chirping and it was 70 degrees outside.  With the rest of the family out of town and most of my chores for the weekend completed, I decided … Continue reading

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Some more crumby intervals

I woke up early this morning excited to get our for my intervals workout.  The plan was for 5 sets of : 2min I pace + 1 min jog + 1 min I pace + 30 sec jog + 30 … Continue reading

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Decent threshold training

After Monday’s speed intervals and 5 easy miles coupled with full body strength training yesterday, the legs were a little sore this morning.  The weather was beautiful, though and I headed out for some threshold training. Today’s plan was for … Continue reading

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20 degrees…much better

I guess everything is relative. If you asked me last week if I’d want to run in 20 degrees, I’d have laughed at you. After yesterday, though it felt quite nice. I basically wore the same thing I did yesterday, … Continue reading

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