Training Recap

2011 – The Best and The Worst

Best Running Decision – Joining Get Fit Atlanta when I signed up for Chicago Marathon. What could be more awesome than training with a group of people who run/coach because they love it!   Biggest Achievement – Chicago Marathon  My first Marathon. Never in my dreams did I think that *I* would be running a marathon….

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Foam Rollling, Lactic Acid and Pointy Headed People

A very interesting discussion that foam rolling and lactate threshold brought up. I’ve highlighted some of the conversation in bold. I love my Get Fit Atlanta group for the wealth of knowledge that they share.  Smitha Barki Tuesday PublicFriendsFriends except acquaintancesOnly meCustomGFA+FitnessPeepsClose friendsSee all lists…Get Fit AtlantaRunning StuffDeals and StealsCAMPAtlantaKV CLRIFamilyIndiansUBDTGeorgia TechKVCLRICampUniversity BDT College of…

Running

2nd Running Anniversary

Dec 24th, Christmas Eve is a day I don’t think I will ever forget. 2 years ago, as the first training day to the ING Georgia Half Marathon,  I took my first running step. I whined more than I ran. And I started this blog to keep records and not go insane with all that…

Running

The Run to Erase Self-Doubts

After 3 bad long runs (Thanksgiving Half debacle, 12.5 miles on Columns Dr when my hamstrings and hipflexors protested, 12 miles at Buckhead when the hills beat me up mentally), I was long due for a good one. Granted today’s course wasn’t as hilly as last week and it was marvelous to finish up with…