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Post-Marathon Blues?

Today marks one month from the Baystate Marathon, and I’m feeling good. I feel recovered both mentally and physically. And even though it has been a month, when I do think about Baystate, I get that “runner’s high” feeling. It was such a fun race, and setting a PR really pumped me up for spring… Continue reading Post-Marathon Blues?

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Summer Training Update

As the summer begins to wind down (noooo!), I’m wrapping up yet another marathon training cycle. I’m running the Beantown Marathon on September 10th (the day before the Boston Marathon 2018 registration opens!) and yes, I’m going for my first BQ. Even though I’ve been on “summer vacation” these past couple months, July was very… Continue reading Summer Training Update

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Something New I’m Trying…

I’m trying something new this marathon training cycle, and so far I LOVE it! Guess what it is? NO MUSIC. I haven’t listened to music while working out since the beginning of June. I found that whenever I was doing a hard workout, like a long run or hill repeats, I relied on loud, fast… Continue reading Something New I’m Trying…

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Workouts in Review: 4/9 – 4/16

Every once in a while, I’ll post my workouts for the week. Since I’m training for a marathon in May, many of my workouts include runs (long runs, recovery runs, tempo runs, speed workouts, etc.) I also fit in two lifting workouts each week, as well as lower body strengthening. Saturday, April 9: 18 mile training run. This… Continue reading Workouts in Review: 4/9 – 4/16