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Delayed 8

Saturday morning long run….missed my alarm or rather screwed up setting it on my new high tech fancy phone (which I strongly dislike). Nonetheless, no alarm rang, but I vowed that I would get a run in later that day. … Continue reading

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Forced Five Miles

Running is rarely easy. No matter how hard or long I train it is always tough, especially the first 3 miles. I totally understand why most people think they can’t run. Trust me the first few miles for me sucks, … Continue reading

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Saturday 10 Mile “Fun Run”….on the treadmill…by myself….

Oh the drama that title elicits! Lol. I decided today I would run 10 miles, just because. Shari was out skiing, so it was just little ol’ me. I had never ran this far by myself. I think in the … Continue reading

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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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