18 hours of sleep + granola bars for marathon week!

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I accomplished all of 4 things yesterday: I slept, snuggled Marfa, texted Casey about her drunken LA adventures, and tried on my new running shorts. I slept for about 18 hours of the day and dare I say it… blew … Continue reading

Sleep, Run, Work, Work, Sleep… Work

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Man, taper time came at JUST the right time. All of the “free” time I thought I’d have now that my mileage has started to decline leading up to the Pittsburgh Marathon, disappeared when I realized all the public programs … Continue reading

the taper!

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Ah, it’s the end of  “eat, sleep, run” also known as the three hardest weeks of marathon training. Seriously, if you toss work in there, the past 28 days have been waking up, running, eating, working, more eating, sometimes more … Continue reading

when running hands you lemons…

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squeeze them to your hydration belt bottles and keep on running!! Today was my longest run of training and I headed out on a BEAUTIFUL day in Lewisburg. Finally, capri tights, hat, and T-Shirt weather… I was in heaven. My … Continue reading

more or less in training?

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I’ve been paying a lot of attention recently to how I’m handling marathon training for Pittsburgh- both mentally and physically. For Philadelphia back in November I think the process was more about following my plan and trying to remain as … Continue reading