Monthly Archives: January 2011

Anticipation…?

The comment on my latest post gave me food for thought as I went about my day today.  Specifically: “Question; is there a kind of emotional let down after a marathon? You know, big build up, excitement, anxiety, adrenaline…then it’s … Continue reading

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The Workouts 1/24 – 1/30

Well, it was an interesting week.  I did finally manage to start running again but with the weather and feeling generally blah from being sick, it wasn’t a shining example of pre-marathon training.  So, OK.  It is what it is … Continue reading

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I’m back…

Well, that was fun.  The last 10 days of flu and following cold were an unexpected and unwelcome break in the training schedule.  I have heard the advice “Don’t be afraid to take time off and recover” given to runners … Continue reading

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Delay of Game

Due to a rather vicious head cold currently driving the bus, my training is on a short break.  Hoping to write off this week as a recovery and get going again on Monday.  Stay tuned…

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Run, Disney, Run!

Race #1 for 2011 is in the bag: the Walt Disney World Marathon in Orlando, FL.  In the last few months after I registered for the race, I’ve read reviews from runners who ran it in previous years.  I noticed … Continue reading

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The Workouts 01/03 – 01/09

In order to get back on track after my trip to Florida, I am posting the final workouts before the Walt Disney World Marathon.  And remember we had a lousy storm over New Year’s weekend.  The week wasn’t very pleasant … Continue reading

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Traveling to Races

OK – today’s post is short and sweet, just so you know I’m thinking about you.  Yes, you too.  And you.  And the other you.  ‘You’ is plural. Jet lag!  Hope it doesn’t knock my socks off. I’ve managed to … Continue reading

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Fueling the Fire

OK, its time to talk about the ‘D’ word.  Diet. Hmmm… Well… I don’t ‘diet’.  I have a book on eating right for running and it’s largely what I’ve done for years.  Moderation.  I believe in moderation in all things.  I pretty … Continue reading

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Some Favorite Running Moments #2

I like small races.  There are things which go on in small races that get lost in the big ones.  I arrived quite early for a half marathon last April.  As there was no line for the porta potties yet(!), … Continue reading

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The Workouts 12/27 – 01/02

Blah!  A storm moving through over the course of two days wreaked havoc on my schedule.  Due to holiday closures, I couldn’t go to the gym to run on the treadmill or indoor track, either.  Pretty much just yuck, yuck, … Continue reading

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