Tag Archives: training

It’s Almost Time for the Mudslinging to Begin

Tomorrow morning I’m running a 5K. I haven’t been training. I honestly don’t even remember the last time I ran 3.1 miles. But I’m going. I’ve always taken my training seriously. For the marathon, I didn’t miss a single work … Continue reading

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Running Hills to the Sound of Music

The last time I went running in Norway it was winter and I was unknowingly six weeks pregnant.  It was a challenging jaunt through the wooded area behind Hubby’s childhood home, but it was exhilarating. This winter, I went jogging … Continue reading

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God Help Me, I’m Training For Another Race

Why do I do this to myself? Why do I ever think these things are a good idea or worse yet, fun? What in the hell have I gotten myself into? I kept asking myself these questions while walking to … Continue reading

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Rockin’ at Chicago’s Half Marathon

We did it. Today, Hubby and I ran Chicago’s Rock n’ Roll half marathon. Our feet carried us 13.1 miles or over 230 football fields, or up and down Willis Tower about 16 times or … You get the idea. … Continue reading

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A Bump In The Road In My Half-Marathon Training

It kinda feels like someone is repeatedly slashing a razor blade across my shins. They’re shin splints. I’ve got ‘em. And it sucks. I’m training for the Chicago Rock N’ Roll Half Marathon on Aug. 14 and it’s turned into … Continue reading

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Getting Back On the Running Horse

I didn’t want to do it. The sun was shining, the birds were singing and the iPod was fully loaded. Everything was ripe for good run, but my stankitude. The past few weeks I’ve been running away from running. I … Continue reading

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