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Author: Tia Stone

Late Night = No Running!

Late Night = No Running!

Casey and I- Body Pump Buds Jana, Meg & I- Running Friends just me! Well, I’ve been running twice since my last post. Friday morning I went 7 in the heat of the morning with the running class. One word- HOT! Saturday I did not run- just did Body Pump. Push-ups are getting easier. Last night (Sunday night) I went 5 with Meg and Jana. I came home and before going to bed Anthony woke up hysterical. He ended up…

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Harder with jogging strollers?

Harder with jogging strollers?

Yes, today we went on a “family run.” When we do this, John pushes the double jogger and I push the single jogger so we can all go together. I enjoy these runs because we get to go with the kids but it is definitely a workout! We went 3 1/2, although it felt like 7. Today was a nice recovery day for me so it was fine. Yesterday was 5 1/2 and Body Pump. Tomorrow I’m running in the…

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2 More Morning Runs…

2 More Morning Runs…

Yesterday I went running on a Sunday morning for the first time in a LONG time. I met Meg at 6:55 and I must say it is a different world out there at that time. There was hardly any traffic, the weather was great- I could get used to this! We did 6 miles, partly on the trail and then road. This morning I ran with Kem 6.5 around Searcy. I will be taking tomorrow off since I will be…

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Another week done…

Another week done…

Yesterday I did 8 with the running class. Afterwards my legs were pretty tired so I put off doing Body Pump until today. I am not planning on running today since I am at almost 30 for the week. I am planning on going a few in the morning with Meg. Marathon update… I recently realized that I will need to pace an 8 minute mile to hit 3:30. Yikes! I figure that if I need to be under 3:40…

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A nice run with my sweetie…

A nice run with my sweetie…

This morning a good friend from church wanted to watch the kids for me (yes- they called me and asked when they could keep my kids this week!) so I had an hour and a half to myself! John and I decided to go for a jog together with no children since we haven’t done that since our half marathon training days. It was unusually cool for June and felt great outside. I wanted to go our usual 3 mile…

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My first run with the best watch ever…

My first run with the best watch ever…

Before I go on and on about the best running watch ever…check out my 8 roses from my sweetheart. He got them for me for our 8 year anniversary. He really went all out this year! SO… today I got to run with my new watch. It is the best invention for runners EVER. It was so easy to use and I loved knowing how far we’d gone, what our pace was and the total time. Once again I ran…

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Happy Anniversary- I Gotta Garmin!!

Happy Anniversary- I Gotta Garmin!!

Yes, today John and I have been married 8 years. We celebrated by going to Memphis for the day. We brought Anna and spent the day just shopping and talking. It was great! I got two new skillets for cooking, some new running clothes and something else I am SO excited about… a new running watch! A worker at Dick’s Sporting Goods told us about a great Gramin watches sale going on at Best buy. I’ve been researching them online…

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No running today…

No running today…

I decided to take a day off since I haven’t in almost 2 weeks. I did Body Pump this morning and we may go for a walk tonight but it will be nice to relax a little today. I just received my new training book, Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide by Hal Higdon. I am looking forward to reading it. My friend who qualified for the Boston marathon this past year trained using his program. The book also has all…

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Scheduling…Yes, even in running!

Scheduling…Yes, even in running!

Well, this has been a great week for me mileage wise. I have 33 1/2 miles so far with one day in the week left! I ran another 7 today with the running class. The next challenge I have is working on scheduling my runs better. I love meeting with the running group but it does take up an hour and a half between driving to and from the gym and waiting for everyone to actually start running. I know…

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Health Corp’s Running Class…

Health Corp’s Running Class…

Yesterday and today I was able to run with the running class that meets at Health Corp at 8:30 a.m. (All thanks to John’s great summer schedule 🙂 Both days we went 6 miles at a pretty good pace. It is really nice being able run with others and go on different routes.