Category Archives: Training

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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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 14

Its hard to believe that four weeks from yesterday I will run my fourth half marathon!  I haven’t run a half since August 31st, and I cannot contain my excitement for this upcoming race weekend!  On Friday Shamrock released details … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 13

This week I’ve experienced a roller coaster of emotions.  During Tuesday’s visit to the gym, I felt frustrated and defeated that I couldn’t run at the speed that I wanted to, and that I couldn’t use any of the weights … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 12

As I continue to recover from the car accident, I also continue to face limitations both at work as well as with my training.  I’m doing my best to take things one day at a time, especially since some days … Continue reading

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February 2015 Monthly Goals

January has come and gone, and while I did make progress in reaching my goals, I’m quite happy to wash my hands with this past month.  Although two major events greatly impacted my life this past month, I’m ready to … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 11

To say that the past two weeks haven’t gone anywhere close to as planned is an understatement.  I’m still in quite a bit of pain from the car accident (but its becoming more bearable and manageable with each new day), … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 10

Just when I thought Shamrock training was going really well (almost too well, maybe that thought caused me to jinx myself), I faced a huge setback this past week.  Remember last February when I wound up in the hospital?  No, … Continue reading

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Slowly Making Progress

If you a frequent reader of this blog, or you follow me on Social Media, then you’re probably well aware of the progress that I’ve been making this training cycle.  I haven’t kept the increasing of my running speed a secret … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 9

How am I really already halfway through my Shamrock Half Marathon training?  It feels like I just started training for this race!  Its hard to believe how quickly time is flying by, and how soon my fourth half marathon will … Continue reading

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