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Reflections on Marathon Training (Day 20 of 83)

Today was my first outdoor run since Sunday (due to uncooperative weather), so I was really anxious to hit the pavement. I woke up early, which has sort of become my weekend ritual anyway, drank some coffee and ate some oatmeal, then hit the road. 63 more words

Don't stop believing

Don’t stop believing

Yesterday as I drove in the dark along the nearly deserted six-lane road, hitting all green lights like catching the brass ring on a merry-go-round, Journey started playing on the radio.   924 more words


Moving forward - E

I can’t believe it’s been so long since I’ve posted anything! This was supposed to be a way to keep in touch and offer support to each other from a distance, which I have needed over the past 8 months. 781 more words

Week 14 training

This was a hard week, I don’t know why, maybe my legs were more tired than I thought! I was happy with my times on the interval and tempo runs, they aren’t improving now but at least are consistent. 159 more words


Run Analysis

This is a graphical analysis of all of my runs since training started in October!


The Next 3 Weeks...

All being well (and assuming the cold does not get any worse), I have one more long run of circa 20 miles, one more run of circa 15 miles and then some shorter/faster sessions in between. 120 more words


Training Update!

Where has the time gone?! It seems like no time at all that I was away skiing and yet it is now only 3 weeks to the big day… 192 more words