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A scary run- what was I thinking?

A scary run- what was I thinking?

One of the downsides to 5K racing during marathon training is trying to fit in long runs.  Timing them right can be a bit tricky.  Fortunately, 5K’s don’t leave me as sore and tired as they used to in college (or maybe I’m not running them hard enough?) and my recovery time is faster for 5K’s than in other distances I race.  I’ve been working in my long runs the day after my 5K’s.  This past weekend was my last…

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Racing, Resting and Peak Week!

Racing, Resting and Peak Week!

I must admit that the last few weeks have been a bit of a running blur.  I’ve been doing my best trying to balance racing and recovery all the while continue training for NYC which is now less than 4 weeks away!  My recent half marathon and 5K were incredible experiences and I guess I’ve just been floating along on a runner’s high.  I’ve cut my mileage a little the past few weeks trying to taper for them.  I know…

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All By Myself & Running for Sherry

All By Myself & Running for Sherry

Usually I look forward to 20 mile runs… I don’t do them often- just in a marathon training cycle so it is sort of an extra treat.  If you like long distance running you know what I mean.  The night before a long run I get my fuel belt ready and make sure my watch and ipod are charged.  I get my clothes and shoes laid out and check the weather a bazillion times on my iphone. Well, last night…

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