Monthly Archives: June 2011

New Training Routine

Though I have completed more than 20 half marathons, I’m not good at training. Let me clarify — I’m very good at getting in the weekly long-distance mileage, I’m horrible at getting in the mid-week speed workouts. So this year, … Continue reading

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8 X 400 — Kinda

It was raining when I got off work yesterday, so I didn’t go to the high school to do my 8 X 400s. In fact, I was expecting to not do them at all. But it was fairly early when … Continue reading

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Kill the Hill

Saturday, the Buckeye Striders took a road trip to Chillicothe to walk with our good friend Pat and her new walking friends. The park we started in near the Adena Mansion was beautiful! As we went along, we enjoyed walking … Continue reading

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First Day of Half Marathon Training

Today was my first day training for the Parkersburg Half Marathon slated for mid-August. Though I have trained for and completed a LOT of half marathons, I usually adjust the training schedule to fit my personality. I don’t really like … Continue reading

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3 Miles in 95 Degrees

It was pretty hot when I stopped at a park to do 3 miles on my way home tonight. But because of my lack of exercise this week, I knew I needed to get outside and move. And we all … Continue reading

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Photos — Warrior Dash

I don’t know why I didn’t take photos of the cargo-net wall, the planks or the mud pit, but I didn’t. So, here are the couple of pictures I have. Unfortunately, my husband insisted he get washed off before we … Continue reading

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I Survived the Warrior Dash — Woo Hoo

(Edited June 7 to add finish times and fix typos.) Yesterday I completed Ohio’s first Warrior Dash and I am a Warrior! (I will not remember all of the obstacles or the order of them, so just bear with me.) … Continue reading

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Preparing for Tomorrow’s Warrior Dash

Well, the Warrior Dash I have kinda sorta been training for is tomorrow in Southern Ohio. Though I have no illusions that I am really ready, I am excited. My cousin’s son ran the event today. The photos she posted … Continue reading

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4 Miles Today

I went to Griggs Reservoir by myself after work today to get back into the routine of walking in the middle of the week. I’m planning to enter a half marathon in August and that means my training needs to … Continue reading

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