Monthly Archives: January 2011

I ran so hard…I puked!

First half marathon of the year…St. George, UT Jan. 22, 2011 9am:)! Weather was sunny and gorgeous!!! The 50′s felt like the tropics compared to our freezing gray air up North. The 9am start was blissful! But the lead up … Continue reading

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Martie Fart-lek

Growing up with a name like Martie (a boy’s name) was a little rough at times…especially all the lovely things it rhymes with….like fartie;)! So I found it especially amusing when I discovered that speed training was often referred to … Continue reading

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Ten On The Tread

Ten mile run on the treadmill….turns out to be an awesome run!!! I fully expected it to suck, especially when I grabbed my fancy new fully charged iPod and it didn’t work. Crap!!! Oh well, I will just grab my … Continue reading

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Running Advice From The Prius

I drive a Prius. It has a screen that tells you your gas mileage…current, best, and average MPH. Lance and I used to have contests to see who could get the best gas mileage. He always won!! He oftentimes got … Continue reading

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Off Day

Today was a day off from running…45 minutes on the elliptical instead, a welcomed break, but it seems that no matter how much I need a break….those off days are just that “off days”. Kind of like when you need … Continue reading

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Hills on Treadmills…OMG

Today I tried something new, something I have avoided, never ever done…ran with an incline on the treadmill!!! Lame, I know, but I knew it was going to hurt…and to be honest I have a repeated vision of me falling … Continue reading

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The Time I Peed My Pants

I thought that might get your attention;)! So I was starting to feel that with my “lack of content, tips, etc” that I wasn’t looking like a real runner….I thought I would share this story with you all so that … Continue reading

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Secrets To My Success

All I can see is Michael J. Fox….anyone else with me??? Soooo….my husband, Coach Lance, was wondering when I was going to post some actual running tips on this running blog of mine.. WTF Coach Lance???? You want some substance???? … Continue reading

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First Run of 2011

. This morning I had to face my running partners and hope they weren’t offended by my descriptions of them…thank goodness they weren’t…good thing my big mouth has said it all to them before. I have a very hard time … Continue reading

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2011 Goals

Well I just tallied up last years miles…..1045!! A bit disappointing, since last year was 1400+ and I didn’t even run in November or December!! But I’ve never been a huge fan of big miles….Quality over quantity, right??? I actually … Continue reading

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