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Lord Vosselermort

I often find myself at the start line of a race, with visible breath and a nervous laugh waiting for the starting gun, thinking back to the carefully considered decisions I had made that lead me to be there. 790 more words


And so it begins...with a dash of randomness.

As planned, I started my half marathon training last week. I’m following a 16 week program that Jon found on http://www.halfmarathons.net (not affiliated). It consists of 4 runs per week: Tuesday, Thursday, long run on Saturday and shorter recovery run on Sunday. 707 more words

Last Week's Seattle Rock'n'Roll Half Marathon Training Workouts Recap (5/18-5/24)

I’m behind in posting my workout recap for last week, but better late than never. The Seattle Rock’n’Roll Half Marathon is coming up soon, only 17 more days to go. 168 more words


Being a Runner

My whole life I have wanted to be a runner. Back when running a half mile around the track made me bend over my knees and hold my side, all I could think about was becoming a runner. 330 more words


Reflections on Marathon Training (Day 80 of 83)

Finally we have decent weather in Minnesota! Temperatures where in the mid ’60s this morning and the forecast showed a possibility of ’80s by the afternoon. 397 more words

Sore back sideline

Not sure what I did on Saturday but either I ran in a funny position or did something else to really throw out my lower back.  222 more words


Runapalooza Half Marathon: Or How I Ran A Half Without Training...And Lived! 

After surviving a back to back 10K and Half at Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend, I came home on a total runner’s high. Somehow it only took me a nap and about a half hour of crying to forget how awful I felt after completing my first ever half marathon and I was soon searching for my next race. 737 more words