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I'm ready ...

When it comes this close to race day I am often plagued with self doubt. I “cocoon” (again, with the butterflies) into myself. Thinking and processing everything. 345 more words


Not hungry ...

Day #2 no appetite. I think I had a funky reaction to some bread I ate. Verging on food poisoning but was just feeling queasy. Now I have no appetite. 129 more words

A Piece Of Me

Happily exhausted ...

I can get into a BIG HUGE one-sided discussion on accumulative fatigue, otherwise known as “running on tired legs”, but it would bore the heck out of me … so I won’t. 526 more words


It ain't over, 'til it's over ...

This morning was one of THOSE mornings that I absolutely LOVE! I woke up before my alarm went off, with pain-free feet and super excited to get a good dose of some serious mileage … and then I got my tush handed to me by accumulative fatigue and a whole lotta hills. 320 more words


They just might fall off ...

Sunday I walked one mile to the start line. Then I ran a half marathon. After I finished the race I ran another three miles to complete my marathon training for the day. 69 more words


16 miles and a leap of faith ...

Tomorrow I am running 16 miles. From here on out, if I continue to train for the full marathon at Ventura (goodness don’t get me started again, HA!) my miles will reach levels I have grown not to fear, but to respect. 177 more words


First Run Club

I’d found this running club online last year when I was training for the New York Marathon, but because it started at 5:50pm either at the Tan or AAMI Park, I wasn’t able to get there in time. 359 more words

Marathon Training