Category Archives: Training

Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 1

Although this past week was extremely busy, and at times a bit stressful, my first week of Shamrock training was a success.  Because of the stress (most of it work related), I opted to switch out my planned cross training … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of November 10th

After last week not going as planned, I had planned to kick things into high gear this week, especially since it was my last week before I start half marathon training again.  My enthusiasm was high at the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Friday Five – November 14th – Cold Weather Running Tips

Its hard to believe how quickly its gotten cold outside!  Hearing about how much snow that areas of the country have gotten, and seeing images of sleet and snow on the DC area weather report last night makes me a … Continue reading

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My Shamrock Half Marathon Training Plan

5 days from today I’ll kick off my training for my fourth half marathon.  To say I’m excited is a bit of an understatement. Just like with my previous three half marathons, I’ll be utilizing one of Jeff Galloway’s training … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of November 3rd

This past week of training didn’t go quite as planned.  Since I was battling a cold for a good part of the week, I decided to take it easy.  Even if I didn’t feel very run down, I knew that … Continue reading

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Reflecting on My Past Half Marathon Training

As I’m working on finalizing the details of my Shamrock training plan, I’ve been thinking about what worked (and what didn’t work) when I trained for my past three half marathons.  Looking back on all three of my past half … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of October 27th

First of all, thank you to all those who offered suggestions about how to rediscover my interest in yoga.  I cannot thank you enough for taking the time to read about my current struggle, and for offering your insight.  Your … Continue reading

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November 2014 Monthly Goals

Happy Halloween everybody!  Preston and I are excited to experience another first as new homeowners tonight – passing out candy to trick or treaters.  We’re not sure how Riley is going to react to the constant opening and closing of … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of October 20th

What a crazy, but good crazy, week its been!  But if life isn’t busy, then its boring, right? With there being only one week left in the quarter at school, the end of quarter craziness was in full swing.  In … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of October 13th

Its been quite awhile since I haven’t been “in training” for a race.  Since the end of April to be exact.  My body and mind were definitely ready for the break, and I allowed myself the rest that I needed … Continue reading

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