Monthly Archives: October 2010

Week 10 Complete

Six more weeks to go…. Week 10 is done.  33 miles in the bag.  Monday (4), Tuesday (8), Thursday (5), and Saturday (16).  No more 4s.  From here on out, it’s all 5s and 8s during the week…one more 16…and … Continue reading

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New Accomplishment: Sub-10 Min Mile

Just had to share today’s accomplishment… This afternoon, before I left for work, my friend (coach?) Leah was talking me up for my “easy” final 4-miler I was going to do when I got home.  “Shoot for 10,” she said, … Continue reading

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Week 9: Success

I am quite certain that I have reached the point in a marathon training program where a lot of people quit. Week 9’s runs were: Monday (4), Tuesday (7), Thursday (5), and Saturday (14).  I’m finally up to 30 miles per week. … Continue reading

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I would rather just forget Week 8….

Cliffs Notes: Week 8 disastrous…long run forfeited. High mileage + first trail run = bad, bad idea. Will try trails again on a short-run day…and on a better trail. Definitely something I’d like to do again…but today, it just didn’t work. Moving on to Week 9. Mileage: 4, 7, 4, 14. Continue reading

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Will You Help Me Be a Hero?

Please…join me in being a child’s Hero. I’ll run the miles…you fund the treatment, support the research, offer the hope…just by donating a few bucks. Whatever you have to spare would be wonderful. No amount is too small…really. If you’d like to donate, please visit my St. Jude Hero’s page. You’ll find it under the “Donate to St. Jude” tab at the top of this page. Continue reading

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New Accomplishment: 1:33:12 Solid

Soooooo…Week 7 is over.  Yesterday, I ran TWELVE MILES.  A DOZEN.  And the first (almost) EIGHT of those was entirely without walking.  (the final four…not quite so good.)  But I went farther than I thought I was capable of…blew my … Continue reading

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