Category Archives: marathon training

Wild Nights in our Marathon Training House!

  Full Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by Pop Secret. Last summer, while training for the Marine Corps Marathon, I really struggled with the mental side of the training.  Prioritizing early bed times before long runs and limiting my alcohol … Continue reading

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Week 4 of Wineglass Training

  Oops!  I’m a few weeks behind.  I know you are all SHOCKED that I am juggling one too many balls and one dropped!  The good news is I am on vacation this week and I’ve had a fantastic and … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Week 3

  Now I know I am traditionally not so great about posting about my training and I’m trying to change that.  Almost 3 full months into my runstreak, I’d like to try and make sure I am updating the blog … Continue reading

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The day I got Danger to ask for more Cauliflower…

Things have been all over the place with my training for RnR NOLA . The truth is that I have had some doubts about this race for the last few weeks but I have been hoping things would turn around. … Continue reading

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I see a pattern here… and it’s not a good one!

I have  a pattern I fall into with most of my training cycles.  I start out shaky, lacking confidence every time.  As I build mileage, my confidence always grows too.  My speed increases, my runs feel great and I start … Continue reading

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Winter Zapped My Motivation (my current excuse for slacking)!

SOURCE Remember when I wrote paragraph after paragraph about my runs?  Remember my enthusiasm for my upcoming races and how I obsessed over missed runs and training plans?  I remember them too!  I even long for them….  and yet I … Continue reading

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Taking a HUGE step!

I had a rather busy weekend at work and I still wasn’t feeling myself after a week of battling some kind of crazy flu like cold thing.  It’s not been very much fun!  This morning I headed out for a … Continue reading

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There have been so many exciting events this year I can hardly imagine that it is over already.  It is mid boggling how much has changed in 2012 and I am so excited for the upcoming new year!!! I completed … Continue reading

Posted in fitfluential, Girls Gone Sporty, goals, half marathon training, Happy New Year, marathon training, mom running, mother runner, PR goals, running, sweat pink, year end recap | 18 Comments