Category Archives: Training

Weekly Training Log – Week of April 13th

This past week was yet another busy week.  It was the last week of the third quarter, which meant I had lots of students who wanted/needed to work with me after school, which meant I had several long days at … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of April 6th

For many reasons, this past week of workouts didn’t go exactly as exactly planned.  My biggest obstacle was my schedule.  Between chiropractor and dentist appointments after work this week, Tuesday evening was the only day that I didn’t have an … Continue reading

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April 2015 Monthly Goals

I don’t usually wait until six days into the month to share my monthly goals, but given that I decided to take the second half of last week off from blogging while I continued to enjoy our vacation, and then … Continue reading

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My Spring “Training” Plan

With my big Spring race now behind me, its time to turn my training focus elsewhere.  Although I’ll be running other races this Spring, including the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run in just under three weeks, these races aren’t going … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 18

What an incredible weekend this past weekend was!  All of my hard work, persistence, and determination paid off yesterday morning, as I PRed by over 10 minutes at the Shamrock Half Marathon!  I can’t wait to recap the half in … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 17

Alright, so when you’re tapering you’re supposed to cut back on running, right?  What about the rest of exercise?  I took the term “tapering” very literally this past week, as I only worked out three days.  Its not what I … Continue reading

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The Story of My 14 Mile Run on the Treadmill

Like I shared in yesterday’s weekly training recap, on Sunday I ran 14 miles on the treadmill.  Not only was this run monumental because its the the furthest distance that I’ve ever run, but the fact that I completed it … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 16

What a week its been!  We’ve seen everything in the DC area weather wise this past week, including temperatures and wind chills in the single digits at the beginning of the week, 8 inches of snow on Thursday, and temperatures … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 15

For the first time yesterday in several weeks, I was able to run outside.  Granted, it was race day for the St. Patrick’s Day Double, but during the races it was either snowing, sleeting, or raining.  At least I was able … Continue reading

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March 2015 Monthly Goals

This past month has been quite an emotional roller coaster.  Yesterday marked one month since my car accident, and naturally, I’ve spent the entire month working on my recovery while also trying to move forward with my Shamrock training. Just … Continue reading

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