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Sticking With The Pacers

I wanted to make sure I hit my target based on how my training went. I decided before the race even started that I was going to stick with the pacers. That plan paid off. Even though my target pace was supposed to be 8:42 min/mi my choices for pacers was 8:30 or 9:00 and […]

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Running In The Rain, Preparing For Anything Come Race Day

Today was the last training run before the #RiverBankRun and it was a rainy one at that. I haven’t looked at the forecast for Saturday but when it comes to races you have to be ready for anything. 2 years ago the Grand Rapids Marathon started in a down pour. If you are going to […]

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Nearing The End Of The 25K Training

I’m on the taper part of my training as the #RiverBankRun approaches this Saturday. After not running for a few days I wondered how this morning would even go. It started off slow but by the end I was cruisin’. I managed to get another PR this morning which feels like a good place to […]

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Just Shy Of A Half Marathon Before Breakfast

This week is supposed to be the start of the training taper before the River Bank Run 25K next week. With a long interval run this morning it’s hard to think of this being a taper, but there isn’t a run scheduled for Saturday according to the plan I’m following so I guess that signifies […]

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Twelve On A Tuesday

It was another tough day, but today was the final peak as the taper for #RiverBankRun begins. #HWI #Run4Water #WhyIRun

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Mind Over Matter on a Monday

This morning was one of those where I had to make the choice of whether I was going to actually get out and run or go back to bed. I was pretty sore after spending most of the weekend building a shed. I managed to get out there and knock out a 10K. #HWI #Run4Water […]