Category Archives: Marathon Training

Akron Half Marathon Race Recap

I am just the queen of recaps these days. But its been such a busy month, there are so many things to recount here! This past Saturday was the 10 year anniversary of the Akron Marathon. And my 3rd year … Continue reading

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Reality means Routine

(Blogy Reminder! Don’t forget to enter to win some freebies from the Fitbloggin’ sponsors on my Recap Part 1 post! I have plenty to pass out! You can enter up until Sunday Sept. 30 at 11:59pm) After a week away … Continue reading

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Weekend recap and the big week ahead…

Lets start this thing off right… Race Weight recap week 12 with only 3 weeks till race day. Down 1 pound. BOOM. I realize I didn’t lose the .2 I put on but hey, it’s progress. They say a loss … Continue reading

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Taper Tantrums

Stiffness, soreness, aches and pains… and of course – panic attacks. I am in half taper mode right now. And what I mean by half taper is that my longest training run was last week but I still have 3 … Continue reading

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Long runs, recaps, life changes

You may have noticed its been a while since I’ve last posted. Its not like I have been taking any extreme blogging breaks, but my posts have been less frequent. I am hoping that this will change soon and I will … Continue reading

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Race Weight Recap and Weekend Runs

Another good week for running.  Could it be possible? That I might be close to ready for Chicago? With one week to go before my 20 mile training run, I am feeling pretty good about the whole thing. Yeah, there … Continue reading

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Eighteen miles of pure joy – Who knew?

I was super nervous for my 18 mile benchmark run this past Saturday. I mean, why wouldn’t I be? It’s 18 friggin miles! Thats a really long run. The NEO Fit coaches like to remind the group that this is also … Continue reading

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