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Dominating the Stroller Run.

This post is a long time coming.  Last fall, I decided to master the art of stroller running. Sometimes the stroller/dog run which is even more of an art. This picture was taken 10 miles into a 20 mile stroller run when Marshall was around 3.5 months old, 3 weeks before my first post baby marathon. Listening … more »

Stop and Go.

Today I had a tempo run scheduled. I go to the gym pretty much everyday Monday-Friday between 8:30am-10:30am, (before I had a baby and worked normal hours- I always said this would be my dream time to get a workout in. I remind myself of this almost everyday when I head to the gym… remember … more »

I Added Miles and I got Tough

I know, I know, enough about the damn Shamrock Marathon already. Sorry, bear with me on one last post on it. Hopefully one last post. I’ve thought a lot about the training that went into this race. Once I got toward the end of my plan, I knew, given I had a good day at … more »

Tempo on the Tread

The tempo run is a dreaded run. Treadmill or no treadmill. It’s hard. There are no breaks. It’s you and the miles. The same speed for however many miles you have in your plan. Today, my scheduled run was 10 miles, 6 at tempo for 7:08 pace. As I have gotten deeper into the training though, … more »

Week 1 – Carmel Marathon and the week ahead

Week 1 is officially in the books. It finished yesterday with a rest day. I like taking my rest day on Sunday. It always feels right to take it then. The week was fairly uneventful. It felt good to finally “officially” start training again for a race. I had been running for the last month … more »