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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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Why Do You Run?

Often times when I discuss my passion for running, I’m often met with the response of, “You’re crazy!”  Many people think that I’m absolutely nuts to have put myself on this running journey, and often gasp when they hear that … Continue reading

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Christmas Music Running Playlist

With having started half marathon training this week, and Christmas right around the corner, I’m thinking that I need a seasonal update for my playlist.  One of the many things that I love about Christmas is Christmas music, and thankfully, … 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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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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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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2014 Army Ten Miler Recap

Last Sunday I ran my last major race of 2014: the Army Ten Miler.  This was my second ten miler (my first being the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run back in April), and after a great summer of training for … 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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