Tag Archives: speed work

The Itch

Did somebody say speed? There always comes a time that this wanderer has the itch. The itch for a new goal, a new focus, a new thirst for success. After a disastrous marathon, my thoughts have been going a million … Continue reading

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Ba-nan-na

I think I live at the beach.  But the past week and today’s weather are not really what you would expect at the beach. Cold, dreary, ridiculously windy, and the white stuff… Yes, I said it, snow! I can’t believe … Continue reading

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Blow Me AWAY….. WHoa!

It’s amazing how only taking a few extra days off last week has impacted how my legs feel several days later.  I haven’t been sore in a while.  Maybe a little stiff, but nothing out of the ordinary.  After today’s … Continue reading

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Feel the burn!

Ever have one of those days where it felt like the weight of the world was on your shoulders, and you couldn’t possibly handle one more thing? Well, that was today.  I was so looking forward to tonight’s speed work … Continue reading

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Track Attack

I am definitely back into full training mode now that I have set days for easy runs, recovery runs, speed work, hills, and long runs.  I tried to attack the track this afternoon, but at 4:30, the sun was still … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon 2012 in Virginia Beach, VA

Today marked my 5th anniversary of running at the Shamrock weekend, and the 4th Shamrock Half Marathon in a row. This was my 12th half marathon, and my 23rd race. Those statistics continue to blow me away. While races can … Continue reading

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