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Dropping 9 minutes from my Half Marathon Time

From September until January, I’ve managed to drop about 9 minutes from my half marathon time.  I’ve run five half marathons and progressed in each.  Training has had highs and lows, but every training plan and training cycle does. September: RnR Virginia Beach (1:31.48) October 17: Runners World Half (1:28.13) October 31: RnR Philadelphia half […]

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Training: From Highs to Lows to Turkeys…

In summary, this week went from a low to a high and back down to a low. I woke up on Monday extremely sore. I decided it was better if I took the day off instead. I also got a deep tissue massage. Tuesday was just an easy run. I still felt sore. Workout Wednesday: […]

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Run for the Dream Half Marathon (1:27.53)

I went into the Run for the Dream half marathon as last years overall female winner.  It was the race I broke the tape at for the first time last year.  This year despite being about a minute faster I was the 3rd woman to cross the finish line.  I guess that must be how […]

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May Training

My training this May was all over the place.  I characterize it into two periods.  The first was finishing my month of rest from the Atlantic City half marathon.  After the Broad Street 10 miler, I took a few days to recover and began marathon training (phase 2).  My marathon training for the next month […]

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Atlantic City Half Marathon (1:23.23)

This was exactly an 86 second half marathon PR for me and the first PR I’ve gotten since July (technically I got 3 I guess).  After having a frustrating Shamrock race last month, I was looking for redemeption.  I was really hoping that Atlantic City would be that half.  Anyways- Tim promised that we could […]

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