Post Marathon Week

June 11, 2015 Uncategorized

Wow. It’s been a CRAZY few weeks post marathon (boss in town, wedding obligations, another race, and a work trip) and I will be playing catch up through next week…but I wanted to document this either way. Post marathon week- I felt surprisingly good. It was so odd not to go for a run but […]

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Bayshore Marathon Week 25- RACE WEEK!

June 2, 2015 Uncategorized

Time to back to track a little bit…but I wanted to make sure and share all the ends and outs of the trip to Traverse City and the final week before the marathon. Monday: PLAN- rest day ACTUAL- rest day  Tuesday: PLAN- 5K at 10K pace ACTUAL- 5K @ 7:11 pace I ran a bit […]

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Bayshore Marathon Race Recap

May 30, 2015 Uncategorized

Marathon #7 State #28 Pre-Race I will post most of this in my weekly recap…but just an idea for logistics for anyone that wants to do this race. Rich and I flew into Grand Rapids Thursday morning and drove about 2 hours to Traverse City (this saved us about $400-much more expensive to fly to […]

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Bayshore Marathon, Here I Come!

May 21, 2015 Uncategorized

Man. It’s finally here. Marathon weekend for marathon #7. I’ve tracked my training for 25 weeks (I started early) and it’s been really exciting to see how my performance has changed. My last training cycle didn’t feel this good and I’m not sure I can really pin point why- but I often struggled through workouts and felt pretty […]

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Bayshore Marathon Week 24

May 19, 2015 Uncategorized

A week in Birmingham for work followed by a wonderful, family-filled and low key weekend. Oh, and the LAST WEEK before Bayshore!! Monday: PLAN- rest day ACTUAL- rest day A VERY long work day, so perfect for rest. Luckily, I slept almost 10 hours Sunday to Monday morning and that  helped me get through the […]

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Bayshore Marathon Week 23

May 17, 2015 Uncategorized

I’ve hit my busy season with work…so add that to the marathon taper, post travel and race weekend, and still feeling the cold/sinus issues (which I believe is now allergies)…I can’t say it was the most exciting week. It definitely flew by and I NEEDED a really low key weekend (which I got). Monday:  PLAN- […]

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Flying Pig 1/2 Marathon Race Recap

May 13, 2015 Uncategorized

Half Marathon #37 State #27 Pre-Race I flew in Friday and Molly picked me up from the airport. What a nice treat to have volunteers from the race welcoming us with gift bags! We checked into our hotel, the Renaissance, which was the perfect location for the race. We decided to hit the expo that […]

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