Monthly Archives: September 2011

Not Quite as Scheduled

Monday I planned to do my regular speed workout. I didn’t sleep well the night before and I did an intense 12 miles Saturday, so I was a little more tired on Monday than usual. So, I altered my plan … Continue reading

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Last Long Walk Before Half Marathon

Yesterday was our longest walk before the Columbus Marathon (Half) in October. Deb and I wanted to do 12 miles, so our plan was to walk straight out on the Alum Creek Trail for 90 min. and turn around for … Continue reading

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Speed a Day Late

It was raining yesterday so I just didn’t feel like doing a speed workout. So today I did speed intervals in the cul de sac across the street from my house. (When I have done 1/4-mile intervals on a track, … Continue reading

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Walking Division Prizes at Columbus Marathon

The Columbus Marathon just announced that there will be prizes for walkers who sign up to be in the competitive walker division! From the Columbus Marathon website http://www.columbusmarathon.com/race-information/walkers: Competitive Walker Division Rules All participants in the Competitive Walker Division must … Continue reading

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A 10-Mile Saturday

I’ll admit it — today a lot of the Buckeye Striders were going to be out of town, so Deb and I went to a different location for the Saturday morning walk. (I know, it was divisive.) We were scheduled … Continue reading

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Speed Workouts with Motion Traxx

For years I have listened to audiobooks to keep me going on my long walks. Over the years I’ve been told music is better for maintaining a fast pace. I’m not really into current music, so it has been difficult … Continue reading

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Back to Training

It was cold and wet Monday morning, so I postponed my training walk until nearly noon. I was scheduled to do 8 miles and just could not do that much mileage in my neighborhood. I finally went to Antrim Park … Continue reading

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Fiber One 80 Calories Cereal

As a participant in the General Mills Pssst… program, I periodically receive samples of General Mills’ products to try and to review. Recently I received a box of Fiber One 80 Calories cereal. It was the Honey Squares flavor. The … Continue reading

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