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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 3

Although I spent the first half of the week still recovering from a nasty cold, by Wednesday I felt well enough to start working out again.  I hit the gym hard on Thursday, and not only ran but also did … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 2

Unfortunately, this week didn’t go exactly as planned.  Although the week started off great, by Thursday evening I was completely exhausted and could feel a cold coming on.  You know, that tickle in the back of your throat that is … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 1

Wow, what a week!  Although my focus this past week was less on starting half marathon training and more on other exciting things going on, it feels good to officially be back in half marathon training mode again.  I was … 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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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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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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