Final Thoughts on the NYC Marathon

November 13, 2014 Uncategorized

Back when you were in school, did you ever spend hours, days, weeks, etc. studying and prepping for a big test or project and you just knew you were getting an A, only to get the final grade as an 89? It’s still a great grade, not an A, but amazing and something to be […]

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Week 21-Race Week!

November 10, 2014 Uncategorized

I rested A LOT race week. I took naps, slept in, went to bed early and drank TONS of water and Nuun. The race stayed on my mind all week and I was anxious and excited, but not that nervous. I couldn’t wait to get to NYC. Monday: PLAN- rest day ACTUAL- rest day and […]

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New York City Marathon Race Recap

November 7, 2014 Uncategorized

Marathon #6 New York Race #2 Oh, where to begin. There will definitely be more than one post on this race and the events around it. The “stuff” around the trip will be in my weekly recap coming soon and lessons learned deserve a post of their own. I was one of the last grandfathered […]

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I Want to Be a Part of It…

October 31, 2014 Uncategorized

New York, NEW YORK!!!!! I really can’t believe the race is finally here. I’ve spent A LOT of time reflecting on this training cycle and how I want this race to go. The taper crazies haven’t been too bad and I’ve actually slept more this week than I have in months.I can look back and see how […]

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NYCM Week 20- 2 weeks out!

October 28, 2014 Uncategorized

I had a few travel days for work and then I was able to be home the rest of the week and weekend. I NEEDED that. My body and mind were tired. Monday: PLAN- 4 miles easy ACTUAL- 4 miles 8:53 pace and PT It was a struggle. I ran before my PT appointment and […]

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NCYM Training Week 19- Taper Town!

October 24, 2014 Uncategorized

This week didn’t really feel like a taper. I had a work trip in Dallas, followed by a trip to NYC to celebrate my mom’s 60th birthday. It was fun and exhausting all at the same time. Oh, and I gained a year…the last one in the 30-34 AG. Monday: PLAN- 6 miles. 1 easy, […]

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Protect Yourself

October 21, 2014 Uncategorized

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to finally take a self defense class. There was a fundraiser for an event that Rich’s tri-team was doing and it seemed like a great opportunity. It was a long time coming. I wanted to take one after the assault but I knew I wasn’t emotionally ready. […]

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