My Training

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Yes, that is a composting bin in the background.  I really need to get it together with this marathon training stuff, so I figured that writing about my training might force me to come to terms with how pathetic this cycle seems plan-wise.

A dog, a weird dude and a pair of trail shoes

by Rebecca on April 11, 2014

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I have three track meets lined up between today and tomorrow, but before I take off and live the next two days inside the red oval, I have a few things I want to share.

A ride on the pain train

by Rebecca on April 10, 2014

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(Selfie while hiding huge zit on chin) I took my brand new, massive zit out for a ride today on the pain train.

Trying hard to be a try-hard

by Rebecca on April 8, 2014

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(Trying hard) I spent a good part of my college years waiting on tables, and I thought, as I graduated from that time of my life, that everyone should be required to do so at least for a while, before they are allowed to eat at restaurants.

Unwinding the tightly wound

by Rebecca on April 3, 2014

It’s been a long time since I have rolled out of bed for a 4:30 a.m. workout.  Back in the day this used to be the norm, but then I got old and decided that sleeping needed to become more of a priority if I didn’t want to look like an old hag by the […]

Sometimes you get what you wish for

by Rebecca on April 2, 2014

I never win anything.  Even the little ads that pop up on my computer give me false hope.

Running up hills and other fun stuff

by Rebecca on April 1, 2014

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We conquered the mountain again today. Again this week I decided to substitute a hilly run for the track.  Not only do I have a bit of a mental block against suffering on the red oval so soon after my last marathon, but I also feel like running up hills, in many ways, is much […]

Feeling a little off

by Rebecca on March 31, 2014

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When I found Charlie like this on Saturday evening, I knew we were sort of going through the same thing.

This week in training

by Rebecca on March 28, 2014

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Even though my life outside of running did quite a number on me this week, running itself has gone relatively well. Now if I can figure out how to also pull everything else together, including my out-of-control-hair, then we would be in business.

Some #upness and a super-energetic lady

by Rebecca on March 26, 2014

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I went out today and took in a huge dose of #upness with some crazy running ladies that I know.