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Pre-Packing

I invented that term but since I am so nice I will let you use it, for free, in the future. Pre-packing is what I call putting stuff you want to pack in a suitcase in a pile until you … Continue reading

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Orange Duct Tape

According to the New York Road Runners site there are 29 days left until the marathon. In my mind it alternates between, “why is it taking so long to get here!?!” and “oh my god it’s here already!?!” Next week … Continue reading

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NYRR ING New York City Marathon Tune-Up 18M

I ran 18 miles on Sunday and I got a 22 minute PR. End of blog update that’s all I need say. No, I’m going to give you details because holy crap a 22 minute PR needs to be talked … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Gear

When I knew for sure that I would tackle a third marathon, I started to tally all the gear I would need so that I could be stocked up and ready to go. After going through this experience twice already … Continue reading

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Marathon Time!

Yay, I start training for my marathon next week! I really am excited about this, which is a first. In 2010 when I ran my first marathon I so concerned about not getting nervous about it that I somehow forgot … Continue reading

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Snow!

This post was originally supposed to be my Poland Spring Marathon Tuneup race re-cap but mother nature had some other ideas like dumping a shit load of snow — on October! My marathon training plan called for an eight mile … Continue reading

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The Backpack

After my nice race in Sleepy Hollow yesterday, it occurred to me that I needed to clean out my backpack. This was prompted by me pulling out a sticky, soggy thing that resembled a Halls cough drop. Ew. I’m sure … Continue reading

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