Tag Archives: half marathon training

Life Randomness

The worst of the heat wave has passed, but I’m still feeling brain drained from it.  This is partially due to the fact that Jason and I prefer to only use an AC in our bedroom at night and rely … Continue reading

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Hot Run, Group Run, Long Run

I am finally feeling like a “real” runner again and by real I mean consistently running as opposed to sporadically fitting it into my schedule.  I find that running three times a week seems to suit me best.  It’s often … Continue reading

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My Garmin

I have always been old school when it comes to technology.  In middle school I was likely the last kid to convert from VHS tapes to DVDs as well as from cassettes to CDs.  In fact when it comes to … Continue reading

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Glow in the Grove 5k

For me there are 2 types of 5k races.  Those that are more serious races and those that are more fun events.  The former tends to draw in local regular runners and some of the more “elite” athletes.  The latter … Continue reading

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14 Miles

Sat. I completed the longest run of my life – 14 miles.  Prior to that the longest distance I had ever ran was 13.1 miles.  I wasn’t entirely certain if I would go for a full 14 or if I … Continue reading

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The Time Trial

When I ran cross country in high school we always ran a time trial on our home course prior to ever actually racing on it.  The purpose was to ensure all the athletes were familiar with the route as to … Continue reading

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My “Doggone” Running Route

One of the most fun yet challenging parts of increasing my weekly long run for my half marathon training is determining my running route.  I have only lived in my town for a little over 2 years now so I’m … Continue reading

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