Yikes!  Great last workout!!

Yikes! Great last workout!!

Oh, man - that was downright fun! I wasn't really looking forward to this workout, even though...

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NYC Updates... and a little grumbling

The NYC staff have done a great job of trying communicating.  The last email said (paraphrased slightly): Hurricane Sandy hit New Yor...

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Coming Around!

Coming Around!

My legs are slowly but surely coming around!  Today's run was a big confidence booster - my feet...

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Packing and Prepping

Packing and Prepping

It's exciting around here! I've started to set aside things for the race (also made a long...

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Mental Prep

I picked up my race prep CD from Dr. Asp yesterday.  I was so excited!! I listened to it for the first time right before bed last night.  ...

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Mesa hates the taper!

Mesa hates the taper!

Mesa is not a happy camper.  She hasn't been run much lately since a lot of my doubles have now ...

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Sleepy! And can there really be so few workouts left?

I've tried to prioritize sleep this week.  I've been doing much better (most nights at 8+ hours!), but what I've found is that I...

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Brooks post!

For those that haven't seen it, my first guest blog for Brooks! http://talk.brooksrunning.com/2012/10/09/guest-post-how-i-found-my-spe...

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Mental Training

I'll meet with Dr. Asp next week to lay out a definitive race plan and work on my mental prep.  It's a good thing I have something s...

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Getting that spring back, one workout at a time

As I warmed up to meet Craig for today's workout (16 miles total, 2x3 mile segments), I felt the normal "Nichole" spring in my...

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TC 10 mile and the next 4 weeks

TC 10 mile and the next 4 weeks

Oh, TC 10 mile… the race (and race distance) that will always elude me! 21 st place in the Wome...

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Good article!

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/04/sports/phil-coppess-still-holds-twin-cities-marathon-record.html?pagewanted=all

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30 days to NYC!

I'm really excited.  Just 30 short days!  That's all :)

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Giving myself a chance?

Giving myself a chance?

The TC10 mile is this Sunday.  I'd really like to set a new PR (and finally go sub 60!).  You...

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