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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 12

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 12 in the training cycle. I’ll be running in Chicago in 4 short weeks! This week I got through most of my workouts without a hitch.  I was scheduled to run mile repeats on Monday, but it was my birthday and I just…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 11

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 11 in the training cycle. There are only 5 weeks of training left! Harvey hit the Houston area pretty hard… we were spared from the damaging wind, rain, and flooding.  However, my gym was not… it was innundated with water, it got up…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 9

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 9 in the training cycle. I’m over halfway through my training plan! Chicago is under 50 days away! To tell the truth, I was living in fear of this week… every workout on my plan seemed hard, and just looking at the week…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 8

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 8 in the training cycle. I’m halfway through my training plan! Chicago is less than 2 months away! As I have been for the majority of this training cycle, 75% of my workouts have been on the treadmill.  I had a speed…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 7

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 7 in the training cycle. This week had some challenging workouts! As I have been for the majority of this training cycle, 75% of my workouts have been on the treadmill.  I had 2 different speed work sessions this week, and I…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 5

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 5 in the training cycle. This week the treadmill was my friend fore 75% of my workouts.  It’s a total steam bath in H-town and the treadmill allows me to hit my paces on my temp runs and speed days without suffering…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 3

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 3 in the training cycle. This week I cut back on my mileage a bit, and did some of it while I was on vacation in Jamaica.  While I wasn’t able to run on the beach or away from the resort, I…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – June 11

Welcome to my weekly workout recap, today I’m recapping my workouts from last week today. There isn’t much to report this week.  With training for the Chicago marathon kicking off on the 19th, I opted to take it easy.  My legs are still feeling less than stellar (not sure why, thinking those dang burpees), and I need them to feel…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – April 30

Welcome to my weekly workout recap, today I’m recapping my workouts from last week today. This week seemed like a low activity week…  I was able to get in 3 runs this week (2 with the dogs), and I continued with my plank-a-day and daily squats on most days and got 3 arm workouts done.  My monthly visitor came on Sunday, and…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – April 23

Welcome to my weekly workout recap, today I’m recapping my workouts from last week today. After taking a week off running following my 25k and half marathon, I was excited to get back to it.  I was able to get in 3 runs this week (2 with the dogs), and I continued with my plank-a-day and daily squats on most days, but…
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