Monthly Archives: October, 2011

Can you see it? Can you feel it?

The start of the marathon will be packed. 10’s of thousands of people will be waiting in the early morning to get to the starting line of the 36th Marine Corps Marathon. Temperatures should be around 40 and skies clear. Mostly likely it is about 6:00-6:30 – we have already walked from the hotel. Breakfast …

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The last 20…

I had my last 20 mile training run this weekend. It was less than stellar. I really wanted to quit at mile 3… really. I am tired and my route was harder than usual. I decided to run near home and it was hilly and difficult. Plus, I have had this nagging calf pain all …

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I am one of those people…

If you have ever raced you know them.. the people that run before races and after races. I never thought I would be one of them. I used to shyly stand off to the side and pretend to stretch while they ran by. I would try to find another girl or two that looked slow …

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Another 20 in the books

On schedule for today was another 20 miler. I can’t say that I was thrilled. For some reason this week was tough for me…I really had no interest at all in running – although I did what I was told. I actually got the 20 miles done in 3:56 hours which I thought was a …

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