Category Archives: Training

How I’m Staying Motivated to Train During the Summer

Two weeks ago I shared tips for summer training.  No matter how many things you do in order to make training during the summer more bearable, even the best athletes find it difficult to stay motivated to train during the … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 4

If my silence here on the blog for the past week is any indication, this past week was extremely busy.  Not only was it the second week of my curriculum project (this coming week is my last week that I’ll … Continue reading

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

Its amazing the difference a week makes.  In the past week of being back home from my parents’ house I’ve gone back to work part time and the heat and humidity have gone out of control.  Both of those factors led … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Tips for Summer Running

Happy hot and humid Friday!  The height of heat and humidity has hit the DC area, as mid-week we started to see “feels like” temperatures reach triple digits by mid-day.  Add high humidity to that, and its been quite unbearable … Continue reading

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

There’s only one word that effectively summarizes my second week of RnRPhilly training: productive.  I was quite active, only taking one complete rest day.  Even though little man and I spent the week in Illinois visiting my parents, I took … Continue reading

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2016 Goals Check In

It is mind boggling how quickly 2016 is going.  I know they say that time goes by faster as you get older, but is certainly feels like its flying!  Since we’re at the midpoint of the year, I wanted to … Continue reading

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

Greetings from central Illinois, and Happy 4th of July!  We arrived here on Saturday, and little man and I will be spending the week here visiting with my parents.  Although Preston came out with us, he’ll be returning to Virginia … Continue reading

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July 2016 Monthly Goals

How is it that we’re already halfway through 2016?  This year is just flying by.  It feels like just yesterday that little man was born and that we were closing out 2015. After running ZOOMA Annapolis at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Weekly Recap – Week of June 20th

This past week has been absolutely wonderful for so many reasons.  From a training standpoint, it was the first week where I actually ended the week feeling like I got in a solid week of workouts.  This is the first … Continue reading

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Weekly Recap – Week of June 13th

Another week has come and gone, and another week has not gone as planned.  Despite it being a busy week, which included a late night due to graduation for the school that I teach at, the week actually went really … Continue reading

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