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Half way Point

Half way point in the training for the Chicago Marathon. From the next week on, there will be no turning back. We move forward. One step at a time, one mile at a time. The last of “normal” runs (funny how 13 miles seems normal!) was a blast with Lorraine of Run Wifey Run and…

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POV and Goal setting

After yesterday’s Peachtree Road Race (the largest 10k), I realized that a race (or a run) is all about my point of view. POV1It was hot. 82F when I started at 8:18am.It was humid. 90%+.It had hills. Cardiac hill after mile 3 and 2 more hills after that (which we usually forget about).I was feeling…

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Half way in

6 months into 2011 already! Time to take a look back at what I have accomplished so far. PRs 5k PR at Resolution Run on 1/1 (in pouring rain) in 37:07 @ 11:58. Last year’s time – 41:41 Half Marathon PR at the Publix GA Half Marathon in 2hrs 49min @ 12:45. Las Year’s time…

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A Goal as I approach my mid-30 mark

As the husband turned 40, I realized that I have a mid-30 number coming up in September. What can I do to make this midway point memorable? So I did what almost every girl resolves to do for her birthday (or wedding or anniversary) – lose weight! Well, not exactly. I don’t care about scale…

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Revisiting 2011 Goals

I think I should review my goals and plans every quarter.Goals Improve my 5k speed from 37min to under 36 by the end of the year. – I am sure I can break 36 if I ran a 5k today. I’ve been able to do mile repeats at 12:00 pace with minimal walking in between….

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Goals for 2011

GOAL PLAN OF ACTION Improve my 5k speed from 37min to under 36 by the end of the year. And get to 2:45-2:50 in a half marathon. ·      Continue with the speedwork and tempo runs once a week. They DO payoff. ·      Once a week of weights, and once a week of boxing. Toning up…