Category Archives: Training

My Year of Running

Its incredible to look back and think about all that I’ve accomplished this year!  At this time last year, I was training for my first half marathon, and now I’ve crossed the finish line of three half marathons, as well … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 4

This past week was another very successful week of training!  I was able to maintain a sub 10:00 min/mile during both of my weekday runs, and then I PRed during my long training run over the weekend.  Combine that with … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 3

Another week has come and gone, and I’m happy to report that it was a fantastic week of training!  My week started off with Preston and I flying back from Illinois, and after a longer than expected travel day, it … Continue reading

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December 2014 Monthly Goals

Is it really already the last month of 2014?!?  This year has flown by, and I cannot believe that I’m setting my last set of 2014 goals!  But before I set my December goals, let’s first look back at my November … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 2

Its hard to believe that another week has already come and gone!  This past week has been super busy, and included a trip to Illinois to spend Thanksgiving with my family.  Between bad weather in DC, changing our flight, and … Continue reading

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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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