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A very, very, VERY novice runners guide to training and running your first marathon. First, GO YOU. Seriously, I know you're terrified that you've accepted the challenge, registered, verbally committed, etc. If you're like me, the decision was made a year in advance so I had a WHOLE YEAR to worry and panic :). Second,… Continue reading So you want to train for a marathon…
First, this is hilarious. And I promise, someday I'll stop talking about the marathon... but, it's time to talk recovery. I read several articles about what to do in recovery. How your body reacts after you ask it to run 26.2 miles. How you go through a bit of a let down. How it's much… Continue reading Recovery
I'm not sure how long it will take to process last weekend and all the ways God moved mountains to get us to a place of victory. New epiphanies come daily and as the devil tries to distract us with the normal day-to-day-stresses that never seem to cease, God reminds us of just how much… Continue reading 26.2
It's all come down to this week. Week 17. The one that we've been dreading. The one that has loomed on our calendars for months. Click here to go back and read week 1! Week 17: Monday: Rest--if there were an Olympic event for this, we would so totally win. Tuesday: 4 miles in 42m, 30s… Continue reading Marathon Training Blog, Week 17
Welcome to week 16 of our Marathon Training Blog series! Click here to read week 1! Week 16: Monday: 3 mi EZ--if you read last week's blog, you'll know it was an eventful one. We opted to skip this Monday EZ run to give my husband an extra day of rest. Tuesday: 5 miles in 54m,… Continue reading Marathon Training Blog, Week 16
Sometimes I forget how we used to look... how we used to feel... how tiring it was just to walk up the stairs or bend over and pick up something off the floor. But when these people pop up, it all comes back to me. Here's the thing... no matter how we look or how… Continue reading How far we’ve come…