Tag Archives: Richmond

Oh, how I miss reading!

Let’s say your passion is reading. You spend your days and nights with your reading friends reading and talking about books. When you aren’t reading, you are coaching others to read. Oh, what a wonderful life! One day, the doctor … 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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Managing Stress in our Daily Lives

Raise your hand if you think you have so much to do that you don’t have enough time to do it all. Okay, now look around and notice that almost everyone has a hand in the air. Now get over … 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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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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