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BayState Marathon - Race Report - Sub 4 Goal MET!!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014      6 comments

That's right! I still cannot even believe it! Just goes to show you if you put in the work and believe in yourself you can make it happen! Long story to follow but I have said it before and I will say it again...a marathon is a helluh long ti... Read more

MARATHON 3 Training WK19 - MARATHON #3 is Tomorrow!!!

Saturday, October 18, 2014      2 comments

So excited! So SCARED! So Ready! YUP, tomorrow is the DAY! The stars are aligning perfectly for it to be a good race too! Every day this week as been unseasonably warm but tomorrow will be a brisk 50 degrees which is perfect running w... Read more

MARATHON 3 Training WK 17 & WK 18 - Taper Town Residency :)

Friday, October 10, 2014      2 comments

Hi There! LOVING right now my recent relocation to TAPER TOWN!!! Feeling so fresh, the sun is shining and I feel SO GOOD in my new neighborhood! emotic... <a href=Read more

MARATHON 3 - Training WK 16 - 22MILES!! Strategy ?????

Thursday, October 02, 2014      3 comments

YUP - that's right, last Saturday on a beautiful morning that began at 0500, I set out for what was going to be my longest training run EVER...can I get a WOOHOO! It was not exactly part of the plan the plan was for 20 miles but I have been fol... Read more

MARATHON3 Training WK13, WK14 & WK15 - Cooler Temps = #WINNING!!

Saturday, September 20, 2014      3 comments

Ah...like PRing a race that you've worked so very hard for weeks Or buying new running sneaks Or better yet, like EARNING a NEW super fancy medal bling It's a WONDERFUL thing... RUNNING in cooler weather is AMAZING!!! (Super cheesy I a... Read more

MARATHON 3 Training WK 11 & WK 12 - Well, I'm sticking with it!

Wednesday, September 03, 2014      2 comments

I seriously do NOT know what my problem is. Maybe I'm burnt out, maybe this summer heat is kicking my @ss BUT what I do know is that the last 2 weeks have been really sh!tty as far as running. My first long run, my 20 miler was an absolute jok... Read more

MARATHON 3 Training WK9 & WK10 - Good Form Running & Narragansett Bay Half Marathon

Sunday, August 17, 2014      3 comments

Just now catching up on this blogging thing after an exhausting day of running a half marathon. All part of the training plan no less but August halfs are no bueno no matter how you slice it! This was an inaugural race in East Providence, RI w... Read more

MARATHON 3 Training WK8 - Struggling

Saturday, August 02, 2014      4 comments

What a week I tell ya! Glad I made it through but not my finest week of training... The main reason for my overall tone is due to my lackluster long run today. On the menu was 16 miles. I decided to do it on the bike track nice and early... Read more

MARATHON Training WK6 & WK7 - Foam Rollin'

Sunday, July 27, 2014      3 comments

I am getting so very bad at updating my training blogs here, not sure why but I am just getting lazy about it BUT on a positive note I have been consistent about my marathon training. My training run times have still not been stellar but I am c... Read more

MARATHON 3 Training WK(s) 3-5 (& 1/2ish) - Long Overdue UPDATE

Saturday, July 12, 2014      3 comments

I have SO been MIA, but NOT slacking for sure! Here is a recap what's been going on in my world... HOT WEATHER! This marathon training has started off a bit rough, I have had all kinds of aches and pains and truly have not felt 100% thus... Read more

Marathon 3 Training WK1 & WK2 - A ROCKY Start

Tuesday, June 17, 2014      4 comments

And NO by Rocky I do not mean like Sylvester Stone, Rocky Balboa start, I mean that getting back to training for my next marathon is not leaving me with the warm and fuzzies. However, happy to report that I am pushing through. I have had quad ... Read more

Looking Ahead & Game Plan!

Wednesday, June 04, 2014      5 comments

SO, my last blog was all about my BEAST of a goal in completing MARATHON #2. Still super happy that I did it but the cards did not entirely go the way that I hoped. OH - and for accountability purposes because I LOVE being able to go bac... Read more

KeyBank Vermont City Marathon - Race Report!

Wednesday, May 28, 2014      6 comments

SPOILER ALERT: I had every intention of making my second marathon the spectacular one in which I got a sub 4 hour finish. Did NOT happen, tried my hardest but came up short with a 4:08:35 finish, close...but not quite there! HOWEVER, the sil... Read more

STUFF that crazies running a marathon on Sunday do...

Thursday, May 22, 2014      5 comments

OMG, I am officially going off the deep end, I slightly remember this feeling last year of losing my ever loving mind the week of my marathon...but I think that this is worse, I will attempt to list the reasons why... #1. I am now contempl... Read more

MARATHON Training WK19 - Almost There...I can FEEL it!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014      4 comments

Well, hello - Sunday is my marathon, AH!! I *think* that I am ready. Last week I still had a bit of soreness in my left quad but I think that I am feeling it way more since I am tapering and my mind is going crazy. My run times though have no... Read more


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