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After the marathon…

If you are looking for advice for what kind of recovery time you need after a marathon, you don’t have to look far. Seems everyone has an opinion, a differing opinion. Which makes it difficult to decide how to approach … Continue reading

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Boston Training:)

It is an interesting transition between training to qualify for the Boston Marathon, to actually training to run the Boston Marathon! What an incredible journey in which I have solicited so many opinions and received many unsolicited opinions about how … Continue reading

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Running/Jogging/Walking Warm-ups

My informal poll of distance runners came up with this result: No one warms up! We all just roll out of bed, drive to our destination and start running. Is that good or bad? If you aren’t getting any injuries, … Continue reading

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Enter…Humidity

Finally, my body feels healed and ready to train for my next running event. What a glorious feeling to get up early and get ready for a run! For so many weeks, I have NOT enjoyed sleeping in, but have … Continue reading

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Shoes?

I vote for shoes. And I vote for shoes from my favorite running store, 3 Sports. I have done my research and listened to fellow runners and non-runners. After sifting through the facts and the opinions, I just have to … Continue reading

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Goal Setting Works!

Wow! What an exhilarating experience actually feeling like I was racing a marathon! The Shamrock marathon in Virginia Beach was a flat course, but the winds made up for the lack of hills. The course was entertaining for me for … Continue reading

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Taper Time!

A very important part of any marathon training program is the tapering leading up to the big event. A runner spends 12 weeks or more beating up their legs with gradually increasing mileage, speed workouts, hill workouts and tempo runs … Continue reading

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