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London Marathon: Weeks 13-17

It’s happening! In less than a week, I’ll be running the London Marathon with 40,000 of my new friends. We leave on Wednesday and I can’t wait! I’m also soooo looking forward to vacation. I figured this would be a

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Race Recap: Oakland Half Marathon 2019

Why: I had 18 miles on the training schedule for race weekend, and tagging a late morning half marathon on the end of it made sense to me. Oakland has always been a logistically easy race. I usually like the

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London Marathon: Weeks 9-12 (Victory Half Pacing Recap)

Hi there! I’m still alive and training for the London Marathon. I’m not hitting my target weekly mileage, but the good news is that I’m still healthy and intact. Better to show up undertrained than injured, as they say. Rather

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London Marathon: Weeks 4-8 (Kaiser Half Recap)

Hello! I can’t believe I’m 8 weeks into a 18 week marathon training cycle and still haven’t cracked 13 miles for my longest run. But that’s the Hal Higdon novice plan for you. Hopefully my body will hold up to

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London Marathon: Weeks 1-3

Less than 15 weeks until the London Marathon! Eeek! What I love about the Hal Higdon Novice 1 training plan is that it starts off very, very slowly… which is exactly what I needed for the almost two weeks I

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A New Cycle

Today is Christmas Eve, but it also happens to be the first day of an 18-week training cycle for the London Marathon. Eek! My goals for the race are simply to finish, to enjoy the running tour of London, and

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Taper Time! (Dirty Dozen Weeks 4-9)

Hey there! Yes, I’m still alive… I just haven’t been blogging. 🙂 Somehow, 6 weeks have passed since my last update. The good news is that I’ve been building my long runs pretty consistently. The meh/bad news is that my

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4/28/19: London Marathon

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