Category Archives: Running

Boston Marathon 2017

Pre-race – Unlike my first Boston prep, this one felt surprisingly easy – I used the same training plan for both races.  Granted I missed training sessions here and there due to laziness – if I felt a slight twinge … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon 2016

I’ll admit, I’d been negligent.  No blog posts for 4+ months.  But how can you blame me.  Work had been HECTIC – and is only getting worse.  Training took up the rest of my free time.  All I wanted to do on … Continue reading

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Early Birthday Gift

Got this from sister and BIL. Disturbing to the nth degree, but I can’t think of a better gift.  I burst out laughing as soon as I pulled it out of the box.  I had an inkling it was going … Continue reading

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A Half Marathon With a Qualifying Time

With Boston done, until next year, and no races planned for the rest of the year, I’ve been debating what to do.  I want to maintain my fitness before training resumes in December, but I know that without a race … Continue reading

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2015 Boston Marathon

First off, I have to say I have an amazing and supportive husband, family, and friends.  Mom and dad made their trip out to Boston to see me run, despite the fact that long haul flights take a toll on … Continue reading

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ABC Goals

I generally don’t like to announce goals in case I don’t achieve them, but I figured I’d document it to remind my future self. I have A, B, C goals for the Boston Marathon.  This is probably the first time … Continue reading

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Last Long Run

Technically that’s not true.  I still have a Fast Finish 18 next sunday, but the monster of a 22-miler is done!  I have never exceeded 20 miles during a training cycle, and the last time I did 20 was back in … Continue reading

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