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Dreaded runs can be the most fun.


So, I had an interesting one.  This week I had a 5 miler on Tuesday and Thursday, and a 10 miler scheduled on Weds.   I have to admit to you I have dreaded each run this week.  My legs are

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18 Miles…. BOOM!


So, my long run for the week was 18 miles – longer than I have ever run before! I have to admit, I was a wee bit nervous about it. I logically knew (or at least was pretty sure) that

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Sometimes, you just need to rest… And you are better for it!


So, I’ve been quiet lately.  The good news is my running hasn’t been as quiet as my blog postings, but it has been close! Saturday I had a 16 mile run scheduled. I didn’t do it.  My legs have been

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They can’t all be good runs


This posting is a little overdue… And any of you that follow my Facebook page have already seen me whine.. I headed out for my run on Saturday, after eating a large supper.  Now, I know that running right after

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Some times a break is all you need.


So as you all know (well, we will pretend you do), I have been taking some time off of running and doing the Insanity workouts.  I had gotten a bit burned-out on running and needed a break.  Now I completely

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Foot Turning, Shin Splints and changing the stride.


So, ever since my long run in my marathon-training attempt, I have suffered from some shin splint pain on the left shin after a run.  This week has been true to form, with the pain returning as my running has. 

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