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I've Got Chills..... Their Multiplying
Sunday, July 03, 2011      3 comments

On June 4th, 2011 I ran the King Tiger 5k. My main goal for this 5k was to see if if I had another 22:xx in me. My big, near impossible, goal was a sub 22 race. I did things a bit different for this race. I actually trained for this 5k. Funny ... Read more
Maggie's 1st 5k!
Sunday, May 15, 2011      2 comments

Last year about this time, I was blogging about Abigayle's first 5k. Abigayle is my 13yo who is almost 5 inches taller than me. Today I am blogging about Maggie's first 5k. She is my 10yo, who is almost as tall as me, and I got to run with he... Read more
Goals for 2011!
Friday, December 31, 2010      3 comments

In looking back on my 2010 year, I have lots of ups and downs in my racing and in life in general. It is funny how much running effects my life. How it changes me. The Numbers: I have trained and raced more this year. Here are the numbers.... Read more
Post Marathon Blues!
Sunday, December 19, 2010      3 comments

Every time I run a marathon I go through the same cycle. Intense training with an insane build up of miles Taper Thinking imam going to get sick & becoming an annoying germaphobe. The marathon itself. The post race high. The maratho... Read more
I QUALIFIED FOR BOSTON!!!
Friday, December 17, 2010      6 comments

Attached is my Thunder Road race report along with pictures. I hope you enjoy it... A 2 year goal was met that day! goofy4running.blogspot.c
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staand-im-boston.html ... Read more
Last training run DONE!
Sunday, November 21, 2010      2 comments

On Saturday, November 20, 2010, I completed my last "long run" for the Thunder Road Marathon. The run was 20.5 miles and was completed in 2:56 even. That is an 8:35 pace average....and I had run 11.2 miles the day before at pace. But as most ... Read more
Sometimes a run hurts so bad, it feels good!
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      1 comments

So this is my quote during my 20 mile long run this past Saturday. I thought this as I was "eating" my gel at mile 12. To give some background, however, is essential. I do double long runs. So, on Friday, I did 11 miles on the 1st half of... Read more
What I learned on my LR!
Sunday, September 12, 2010      2 comments

Saturday is the day set aside for me to complete my long run of the week. This week, I was scheduled for 14 miles. THis is after completing 9.66 miles on Friday. I did complete it, at marathon pace. Here is what I learned. First, I relearn... Read more
Today I swim!
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      1 comments

Today is a recovery day to allow my body to recover from the miles I make it do. So, today I swim. I get in the pool with all the hopes and aspirations of Michael Phelps on race day. Only difference is...he swims fast and I swim like a sinkin... Read more
Marathon Training!
Saturday, August 28, 2010      1 comments

Here I go again! The start of school always kicks off my marathon training program. My "A" race is December 11, 2010.... The Thunder Road Marathon. It is my home town marathon that beasts me every year. To say the least, it is hilly. ... Read more
What it feels like to WIN!
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      0 comments

I have added a blog update to my blogspot. This is about my 5k I did and winning in my age group. It is fun, cheesy and has pictures! ... Read more
My love/hate relationship with distance running
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      2 comments

I am getting ready to enter into marathon training again for the 12th time. So I always like to evaluate how I feel about the distance, training and racing. My goal is to Boston Qualify...that takes running 26.2 miles in 3 hours and 45 minutes... Read more
Run'n with the big dogs!
Saturday, June 19, 2010      1 comments

I love to run! However, up to this point, I either have run alone or I am training someone who is slower than me..... This all changed today. This morning, I met up with a running group and ran with them. There are different levels of dist... Read more
Xtraining
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      0 comments

Cross training! I LOVE to run. I love to run LONG! I'm talking 20 or so miles is a good time for me. I hang out with friends who run. We talk about running, we would rather get running shoes than a pair of heels. We buy each other running... Read more
Surprise, Life is Calling!
Monday, May 10, 2010      2 comments

Isn't it funny how things don't normally turn out how you expect them to? You make plans, you get ready for the plans, you get hit smack in the face with....life! I run almost every day. I workout everyday. I do this to relieve stress, to k... Read more

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