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Loudoun Half Marathon Training Log – Week 1

I’m not going to lie, I was a bit lacking in the motivation department this past week.  Between last Saturday’s disappointing race, and the couple of inches of snow that fell Monday night and during the day on Tuesday, I … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon Training Log – Week 10

Race day has come and gone.  If you follow me on social media then you already know that the race did not go as I had hoped that it would.  I’ll fully recap the race at a later time, but … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon Training Log – Week 9

After a couple of difficult weeks filled with illness and difficulty with keeping up with my training, this past week was so much more positive.  Not only did I fit in my three planned runs, but I also got to … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon Training Log – Week 8

Unfortunately, illness continued to be the theme this past week.  And when you’re sick, everything else in life is unfortunately affected. Monday, February 20th After struggling to complete Sunday’s 10k, my body was screaming for rest on Monday.  I felt … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon Training Log – Week 7

Unfortunately, illness has plagued our household again.  It started with just little man getting sick, and now I’m sick too. Monday, February 13th My body was still feeling sore from my 12 miler the Saturday prior, and my lower back … Continue reading

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

This past week was an incredible week of training for so many reasons.  Not only did I work out five out the past seven days, but I also reached my first mileage milestone of the year.  In the middle of … Continue reading

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

After two very rough weeks, this past week was all about getting back on track.  And for the most part, I accomplished that goal. Monday, January 30th After last Sunday’s 10 miler, I took a complete rest day on Monday. … Continue reading

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

When it rains it pours. If I thought that week 3 of my training was tough, then week 4 was definitely one for the record books.  This past week was a test of my mental, emotional, and physical capabilities. Monday, … Continue reading

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

Here’s how a text conversation with my Dad went Friday night after we had spent much of the day texting, e-mailing, and talking on the phone with each other: Dad: “How are you doing?” Me: “Stressed, tired, and sad.” Dad: … Continue reading

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

Unlike week 1, this past week of my RnRDC training didn’t go exactly as I had hoped that it would.  Little man got sick, which caused me to have to adapt and go with the flow.  Preston’s best friend was also … Continue reading

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