Goals

Short/Medium Term Running Goals

After spelling my general goals for the next few months this wasn’t too long coming, was it? All I want to do is – Run at 12:30-13:00 instead of 13:00-13:30.  Physically, I know am very well capable of it, but running long and slow has made my body comfortable with running long and slow.At this…

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What’s Next?

This post was supposed to be written 3 weeks later, after Philadelphia Marathon brought an end to my season. Alas, that was not to be. My racing season (and year) has ended and with that comes the big question ‘What Next’? (Also inspired in part by Jesica of rUnLadyLike) Strength TrainingWhile I’ve been promising myself…

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Goals for Chicago 2012

I could make this as complicated as possible or keep it as simple as possible. Plan A++ : 5:30 for a pace of 12:35.McMillan recommended long run: 12:17 to 13:21; My long runs(when I’ve been serious): ~13:20 Avr. Yasso800: 5:10So everything points to the fact that I should be able to come pretty close to Plan…

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Goals for the New Season and Beyond

Goal #1: Finish Chicago and Philly Marathons in Fall without injury and fatigue. Why is this goal important? I am unable to answer why other than the fact that I wanted to do 2 fall marathons and take the winter season off. Seemed like a good idea 2 months ago when I was putting in…

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Now What?

Due to a combination of various factors, I’m exhausted and my “perkiness level” (as Kate from Big Peach put it) is at 1.1 instead of the usual 9.8. So to take my mind off of it, I did what I always do – head to the Get Fit forums and read up on race reports and…

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Goals for New Orleans

Plan A – 5:35 Finish at 13:00 paceI’d like to shoot for this, and I think I can achieve it. However, the weather is in the high 60s and I am not confident enough – of both the weather and my ability. I’m retaining this plan however, because you never know! Plan B – 5:45…