Marathon Recovery

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I am still recovering from the marathon, so I'm not sure if the different body aches are illness or mary related. One thing I do know is milk based hot chocolate was a bad idea last night since I am coughing up things that shouldn't be discussed in public. The week after a marathon is called Zero Week. Hal Hidgon has a great breakdown of exactly what you should do (or not … [Read more...]

2010 Disney Marathon Recap

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I'm still alive, but not feeling great. Let me start at the beginning though... The day before the race we drove from the Sarasota area to Orlando for the expo. Ben's brother Jon was our driver :) We were all shocked at how cold it was! Jon didn't even pack pants! The expo wasn't amazing considering the size of the race. Look at me smiling...little do I know what's in … [Read more...]

The miracle is that I had the courage to start

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“The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.” - John Bingham I kept telling myself this today during the run since all the odds were against me on this one. After a very hard training season, I couldn't get to sleep last night because I suddenly felt super sick. I even had Ben get me sore throat spray and Dayquil! So, my race … [Read more...]

Disney World Marathon Training

Here is a link to my training plan for the Disney World Marathon January 10, 2010! Disney World Marathon Training I broke each day of the week down like this: Sunday: Rest day/Yoga or strength training Monday: MP = Marathon Pace run Tuesday: Hills or Speed work Wednesday: Easy run Thursday: Rest day/Strength Friday: Easy run Saturday: Long Run I change my training … [Read more...]