Monthly Archives: August, 2011

There’s a name for a run like today…

It’s called a confidence building run! I had a great run today – 12 miles down in Greenville at the Swamp Rabbit Trail. It is a really nice, FLAT, place to run with plenty of other runners, walkers and cyclists. My coach has started prescribing workouts based on my heart rate… the other day I …

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12 weeks!

I have been training for 7 weeks already. The mileage has been pretty consistent as I work on my form and strength. I know all of the runs are only going to get longer. This weekend is 12 miles… 12 miles of “zen” as Katie put it. I am working hard on my mental game …

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13 weeks to relax

13 weeks to the marathon. 13 weeks to figure out how to relax. That might seem odd, but I have to figure out a way to calm the nerves before race day. I realized… well, that is not the right word, that even for my training runs I get anxious. I worry that I am …

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