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Taper madness

The theory behind tapering is that it gives your body a chance to recover from the grueling torture you’ve endured for the last 4 months. You get to rebuild muscle and connective tissue while resting your body and eating carbs … Continue reading

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Pre-marathon reflections

Commence part 1 of the longest and most emotional post probably ever on here, which is why I’ve been procrastinating  debating how to write this entry. But first, a reflection. This was taken before my first 5K back in 2008. Notice … Continue reading

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T-minus one week

Did my last distance run on Saturday! My training schedule called for 8 miles, but I felt like running 9. Then I got lost and accidentally ran 10. I like to think it is God’s way of punishing my lack … Continue reading

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Fear

Four miles Monday, 13.5 miles Wednesday, 7.25 miles Sunday. All this mileage, and I just haven’t felt like writing. I guess I’m just nervous because I’ve ONLY ever run a max of 13 miles at one time. This week is … Continue reading

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