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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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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 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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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 8

What a crazy week its been!  And I don’t mean crazy in the sense of how busy I was (although I was busy), I mean crazy in the sense of the weather!  Tuesday we were supposed to get 1-2 inches … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 7

After this past week, all I can say is thank goodness for being on Winter Break!  By the time we got back from our Christmas vacation last Sunday night, my cold had worsened and I felt absolutely miserable.  I was … Continue reading

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