Tag Archives: Training

Running on empty

It’s a New Year. That’s when we are supposed to be full of energy. Full of excitement. Full of promise and resolutions. Right now, I am full of… nothing. I am running on empty. That is a far cry from … Continue reading

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To run or race the Monte Sano 15K

This running thing is getting more and more fun. For now, I just consider these runs “events,” not necessarily races. The only person I am truly competing against at this point is myself. Take Saturday’s Monte Sano 15K, for instance. … Continue reading

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Life on the hill

Before we moved to our new home in June, I lived on a flat street. I ran on flat streets too. Sure, there were hills all around me, but I intentionally avoided them, the real ones, anyway. That is why … Continue reading

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You can’t get sick now

This training thing was going great! For the first time, I am following a tried and true program, which is guiding me through long Saturday runs, cross-training Sundays and shorter runs during the week, not to mention glorious rest days. … Continue reading

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Mission accomplished: Tackling the 8-mile run

My training has remained steady as I work toward the Women’s Half Marathon in Nashville next month. This despite a crazy summer that included moving my family to another home and then moving my mother from her Minneapolis apartment to … Continue reading

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