Monthly Archives: September 2014

Taper Madness

I made it though the thick of marathon training!  This is the third training cycle (4th marathon) that I’ve attempted.  It’s the first time that I haven’t had some sort of injury holding me back.  My goal this time was … Continue reading

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Fox Valley Final 20 Race Recap

A while back I signed up for the Fox Valley Marathon flex option.  This allowed me to wait until packet pick-up to decide which race distance I would run (13.1, 20 or 26.2).  My intention was to have this race … Continue reading

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Marathon training, marathon training…

I have five more long-runs left before the Chicago Marathon.  That seems doable (insert deep breathe here).  I only have two intimidating long run distances to tackle before then. One twenty miler coming up this Sunday and another 20 miler on … Continue reading

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