Monthly Archive: September 2010

Sep 28

A Different Approach To Marathon Training

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With the Grand Rapids Marathon less than 3 weeks away, I began to think about how little I have actually trained for this race.  Yet, I feel like I am more prepared than ever.  Don’t get me wrong, I have trained like crazy, just not in the way I have trained for a marathon in …

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Sep 26

Bang, Bang Bullet Points

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Slept in, read, and took a nap this morning.  Couldn’t get myself going until after lunch for some reason. It ended up being a beautiful day today and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity for a long bike ride.  Ended up riding the White Pine Trail for a 51 mile ride.  Accidentally ran over a …

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Sep 25

20 Mile Training Run

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Or, why was I worried?? My training run this morning was awesome.  It was my best ever 20 mile run to date and it was a huge confidence boost. I showed up at the run site (John Ball Park Zoo) around 7:30 this morning.  There was already quite a few runners there and lots more …

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Sep 25

Survey Saturday (Redo)

After introducing a new feature to my blog a couple weeks ago, I have been remiss at adding a new poll.  The first poll didn’t quite work out as planned as the poll service I was using, BlogPolls.com, had a hiccup and I had to remove it because it causing the page to not load. …

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Sep 23

Great Workouts

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We have had an unseasonably warm week so far which has made for some great workouts.  Now that my bike is finally fixed, I am taking every excuse I can get to go out for a ride.  I’ve been fairly busy with work though, so I have had to keep the rides fairly short. I …

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