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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NYCM Training Week 18- PEAK WEEK!!

October 16, 2014 Uncategorized

I’m pretty sure I’ve never wanted to rush through a week so badly in my life. I had taper envy and was ready to get there myself and I had a lot of fun things planned for the weekend! Monday: PLAN- 8 miles easy ACTUAL- 8 miles 8:54 avg pace and private pilates Hit a […]

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NYCM Training Week 17

October 8, 2014 Uncategorized

At the start of this week, all I could think about was “2 weeks until taper, 2 weeks until taper.” I had another week of really good runs and I’m so happy that my head is really back in this. October is another crazy month for me, I will home every other weekend. This first […]

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NYCM Training Week 16

October 1, 2014 Uncategorized

I had such a good week. There was a lot going on, but I finally let go of the pressure I’ve been putting on myself about the NYC marathon and it seriously seems like it has changed my running. Monday: PLAN- 8 miles easy  ACTUAL- 8 miles 9:00 avg pace, PT, chiropractor The day after […]

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Running Perspective

September 29, 2014 Uncategorized

If you’ve followed along with my NYCM training this summer, you would probably see success and dedication and pretty solid runs and a solid training cycle that should lead to a great marathon (I say should because the marathon is a beast and you never know what you are going to get on race day). If […]

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NYCM Training Week 15

September 26, 2014 Uncategorized

Monday: PLAN- 8 miles easy, 2 easy, 2 half marathon goal pace (7:25), 2 easy ACTUAL- 8 miles, 2 easy, 7:40, 7:32, 7:21, 7:28, 2 easy (8:10 pace) and PT  Not surprised they didn’t go as planned. I wasn’t feeling it. PT continues to help and I love that I don’t have to go for […]

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