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500 Festival Mini Marathon 2013

I had a 14 mile run on the schedule this weekend and decided to jump in the 500 Festival Mini Marathon and use that as my run rather than run by my lonesome. The mini is the first half marathon I ever completed- in 2005 as a jr in college I ran it- I continued to run … more »

Workout fail, kind of.

I had 16 miles on the schedule for today.  Halfway through the week Glenn emailed me with a marathon pace workout for the long run. It looked like this:  Alternate between marathon pace (MP) and normal long run pace (LRP) using a ladder format as follows: 1/2 mile MP/1/2 mile LRP 1 mile MP/1 mile … more »

Running Scared

For years I’ve done this. It dates back to high school. I got roped into running cross country my sophomore year. The day we had our first meet was a trial meet against our own teammates. That morning, I was so nervous, I cried. Not kidding. Over the next three years, I started getting nervous … more »