long run

Here’s what not to do after a long run

by Rebecca on February 16, 2014

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I laced up my shoes (well I really just tied them because they were already laced up) and headed out for my last long long run of this cycle at 5:30 a.m. with two other ladies who are as crazy as I am.  (Thank goodness.) While this run wasn’t all rainbows and unicorns because it […]

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Since all of my regular running buddies had social schedules that didn’t allow for a long run this weekend, I asked MFP if he would be interested in putting in 20 miles with me this morning.

Being patient and eating some miles

by Rebecca on October 25, 2013

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When I know the weekend ahead is going to be busy, I try to get in a longer run on a week day.

They saved the run

by Rebecca on September 29, 2013

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These two guys saved me from myself this morning and for that I was so thankful.

That time I was rushed to the hospital

by Rebecca on September 17, 2013

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Sunday’s long run was quite the beast, as even though we started at 6  a.m., temperatures were hovering in the high 80’s to low 90’s by the time we finished. I came home and drank some Gatorade, had about half of a protein smoothie and went about my day. Though I took it easy all […]

A race, a long run and a poor little piggy piggy

by Rebecca on September 15, 2013

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The boys kicked off the cross country season yesterday with some crazy PR’s and loads of enthusiasm.

Hill repeats aren’t for everyone

by Rebecca on September 1, 2013

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We did something a bit risky yesterday.

Grateful for the run

by Rebecca on August 25, 2013

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After the first 60-plus mile week in a while, I am toast.

Come on in, the water is fine

by Rebecca on March 22, 2013

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My last long run of any training cycle brings with it mixed emotions:  happiness to be done, pride in how far I have come in the last few months, and relief that I can finally keep my house clean again.

Weekly running roundup

by Rebecca on March 15, 2013

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This is what the cat dragged in today:  a haggard mom of three who ran 24 miles on a less-than-ideal day in order to strike it off of her to-do list before the weekend.