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Stop being such a weenie!

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I’m going to admit something that I am pretty embarrassed about.  I haven’t done true speed work on the track since I was a teenager.  Marathon workouts just don’t count.  And the minor amount of 5K training I’ve done doesn’t count either. But now that I am fairly certain that I am going to take my training down to the bottom  and back up to the marathon, I need to stop being such a weenie.  I need to push myself and teach these marathon legs…

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Another training week down and kitty parkour

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No matter how hard we try, we cannot get Zelda to give two cents about #tracklife.  The boys had their first practice meet yesterday, so we couldn’t wait to show her the footage from the races.  But she was all, “don’t know, don’t care…”  Also, just in case you can’t tell, she has all three boys wrapped around her finger/paws. I ended up taking two straight days off from running after feeling a little overcooked last week.  I cannot remember the last time I did…

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Mountain running and TJ essentials

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I hit the trails again yesterday, this time dragging my running buddy Carolyn up Brown Mountain and beyond.  I am so in love with hill climbing these days.  I am very  happy when I am in a rhythm going up a long incline.  It’s sick, right? I do think I have grown to love mountain running mainly because I always go with friends and we get lost in conversation without having to dodge cars and stop for stop signs.  Plus, we usually meet some interesting…

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