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Knowing when to fold 'em

Some runners will tell you there’s no such thing as a bad run.  I think after today I would beg to differ.  Or at least, I would say that there is such a thing as a run that’s gone badly; but what you can take from it determines whether or not it was a bad run. 793 more words

Road to Eugene: 1 week 'til race day!

We’re about to find out what 16 weeks of training comes down to. Race day is one (short) week away!

I’m very excited and nervous at the same time. 381 more words


Week 17 and 18

The last two were better. I went for eight runs, 58km overall. Got sloppy with writing the blog though.

Highlight was a 17km run last week on Saturday. 279 more words


Marathon Training: Week 18

Weeks until Mountains 2 Beach Marathon: 3!

This past week was my highest mileage training week, and my legs and body really felt it. I had been super tired mentally and physically all week, but thankfully that went away for my 20-mile run yesterday, which restored the confidence I lost during my really tough 15 miles last weekend. 1,590 more words

Reflections on Marathon Training (Day 56 of 83)

This was the day of my training that his been in the back of my mind since I started this journey. It was the first of two 20 mile long runs as required by my adopted training schedule. 286 more words

Marathon Training: Week 5, Day 6

Miles: 3.1

Average Pace: unknown

Feeling: colorful

Comments: I did a color run just for fun, no times or racing.