Race Report: Just a Short Run

I know this is long overdue, but bear with me. It was a good race – very successful. It was my first race at this distance, a distance we hadn’t come close to running in… several weeks. It was my first race in my Ghost 3s, and they were champs. I can’t wait to race […]

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Week Two: These are my magic shoes

Monday: Arms and abs workout – 10 min. erg warmup; dumbbell press, bicep curls, tricep extensions, bent-over rows, military press; planks, Russian twists, push-ups, bridges Tuesday: morning – 3 miles easy @9:36-9:48 (actual splits: 9:07; 8:48; 9:01) evening – 60 min pilates class Wednesday: 50 minutes stationary bike (low resistance, high rpm) Thursday: Total – […]

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Race Report: Frigid Five Miler

Well, it’s much belated, but here it is – my Frigid Five Miler race report (Allison Park, January 9, 2011) – This was a small local race which meant few crowds to pump us up, but a great, tight-knit feel, and the fact that there were volunteer-operated water stations when it the temps were in […]

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A not-so-easy 10, and how not to be hit by a car

The nerdy boyfriend and I had one plan for today: get up around 8:30 or 9 a.m., run an easy 10, take a steamy shower, drink hot cocoa and make chocolate chip pancakes. Then curl up and have a West Wing-athon, hopefully finishing season 5 (finally) and maybe dabbling in season 6. We have accomplished […]

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