Category Archives: Training

Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Weeks 7 and 8

What a roller coaster of a two weeks its been!  The past two weeks have been filled with lots of highs, a bit of stress as we got ready for vacation, an incredible vacation at Disney World, but sadly included little … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 6

This week marked the halfway point in my 12 weeks of training for Rock ‘n’ Roll Philly.  After completing a nine mile run on Saturday, I’m feeling pretty confident in my preparation for next month’s race, which is an especially … Continue reading

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August 2016 Monthly Goals

Confession time: I completely forgot about one of my July goals after I wrote my goals out.  100% completely forgot about it.  Not because I wanted to, but there were more important things on my mind.  July was an incredibly … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 5

Thank goodness this past week was a cut back week for my training mileage.  Outside of training, it was quite a busy week.  On Thursday, I finished up my summer curriculum project.  Though my work over the past three weeks … Continue reading

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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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