Legs feeling good -- too good?

The first couple days of this week were lower mileage, a sort of recovery half-week. The good news is that my legs have responded well (goo...

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29:25 8K!!!!

Wow -- wouldn't have guessed I could run sub 29:30, at all! I made a bet with Nate the night before: 15 minutes massage if I ran sub ...

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Better than last week!

Wow, what a difference a week makes! I went to the track yesterday to do another set of mile repeats. Per the suggestion of my coach, I wa...

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Day in/Day out

I'd forgotten how much time and mental energy is involved with training for something! My weekends feel so much shorter now that I'...

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Maybe I'm not cut out for this

Today's workout: the track. Ug. Of all the workouts I do, I dread these workouts the most. Good thing it was gorgeous out & my h...

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Day off!

After Sunday's long/hard marathon pace run, my quads were pretty beat up. I had run for 10 days in a row & my legs were telling me ...

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Good Week!

Capped off a good week today. 73 miles total. Today's workout was an 18 miler, with the last 8 miles at marathon pace. Uff, these are...

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A little achy

This is sad. I've done 40 miles in the last 4 days, and my body is pretty achy! My quads are tight, i'm feeling a little twinge in...

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Did it

Motivating yourself to start a workout, especially a hard one, when it's chilly and rainy is really, really tough. Especially when you&...

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Nice Interview

This is a really nice interview of Jen Houck: http://runningminnesota.blogspot.com/ Unbelievable how talented she is!

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10 weeks away?!

Fargo marathon is less than 10 weeks away. That's a little scary. Especially since this week is supposed to be my first big week. And...

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The BIRKIE

I woke up the morning of the Birkie and my head didn't work right. It's not only because it's 5:30, but also because I haven...

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