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Month: October 2016

Catching up on a few races…

Catching up on a few races…

October has been a big month of training with my usual amount racing too!  Right now I’m in a pretty solid training groove hitting between 60-70 miles a week and feeling good with a little more than 7 weeks to go until the 3 Bridges Marathon. My coach and I have had to get a little creative with some of my long runs (working around racing) but so far so good!  In the past two weeks I’ve run a 10k…

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Experiencing Petit Jean

Experiencing Petit Jean

Warning: This post has about a million pictures…  I’ve been wanting to visit Petit Jean Mountain for years but for whatever reason we haven’t. With four active kids, John’s PhD work, and my crazy racing calendar we don’t have many free weekends. When I discovered a Saturday in October with nothing on the calendar I knew it was our chance to plan a getaway to Petit Jean! I made reservations for two cabins. My in-laws were joining us and stayed…

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Caring for Kidneys 5k Race Recap

Caring for Kidneys 5k Race Recap

It’s no secret that 5ks are my favorite distance to race. I typically race 5 to 10 a year. It’s easy to add them into my training schedule and they don’t require nearly as much recovery as some other distances I race.  In my opinion it’s a great way to work in speed work plus get some race practice. But after racing 8 weekends in a row I was looking forward to a month off. I had my first long…

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