Category Archives: Training

January Miles

I had planned numerous topics for today’s post (teaser: new CSA, compression socks, Nike shoe reviews) but got suckered volunteered to help at the family restaurant tonight so instead a quick mileage update! I realize it’s almost March but better … Continue reading

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2012 Q1 Training Plan

My first half marathon of the year is coming up this Sunday so it’s about time I shared the plan for the first couple months of 2012 with you guys. As you know, one of my goals for 2012 is … Continue reading

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Back in the game!

I’ve run almost 100 miles so far in 2012. Yesterday I played my first soccer game of the season.  Today I am so sore I can barely walk!  Aaaaaaand I even took an ice bath afterwards! Those four sentences don’t … Continue reading

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I’m baaaaaaaaaack…

…and I’ve mastered the snot rocket! I’ve never been one to blow my nose into the wind while running; afraid of residual and uncontrollable spraying, I’ve left the art to my Dadtober and brothers to perfect. Instead I would use … Continue reading

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Sometimes things don’t go as planned…

…so you have to implement a back-up strategy. I certainly was not as diligent in my training for this 2nd marathon as I was last year for the 1st.  I’ve experienced some bad knee pain over the past couple of … Continue reading

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CAThy, FFB and MWOD

I have kind of a random post today – three things I’d like to share. 1)      As you know, I’ve been experiencing some knee issues during this summer’s training for my upcoming Chicago marathon.  PhD and his fiancée recently completed … Continue reading

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PT Visit #2 | The Prescription

It’s official, I’m injured. My PT made me run during the appointment today so he could check me out my form. “Spot on.” My PT’s been a ChiRunning instructor for over 6 years.  My running form is apparently, “perfect”.  Mmmm, … Continue reading

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