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{Guest Post} Marathon Training

Today, I am happy to have my friend Angelina do a guest post on marathon training. She has less than 2 weeks to go to her first full marathon and I thought it would be great to share her story! We have run several times together during her training and mine and she has become a good friend.   Angelina …

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8 Tips for Marathon Training

If you are a future marathoner (like me!) or have run one or a few before, I think there are several important tips to remember when training. I am currently halfway through my 18 weeks of training and I feel like I’ve already learned so much. These are my top 8 tips for marathon training.   1. Find the right …

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Week 9 Marathon Training

I am officially halfway through marathon training! 9 week down, 9 more to go. Space Coast Marathon is going to be here before I know it.       Week 9 Monday – Rest Tuesday – 4.01 miles Wednesday – Rest / PiYo class Thursday – 7.04 miles Friday – 4.12 miles Saturday – Rest Sunday – 13.1 miles Total …

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Week 8 Marathon Training

Another big week for mileage AND my longest run yet. I did get a day behind due to the rain, but caught back up by Friday. I thought I would really miss having the 2 rest days back to back before my really long run but it ended up being fine. I do, however, like having the rest days to …

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Weight and Marathon Training

Going into my marathon training, a few people had warned me about weight gain. I had also read about it as well. Despite the hundreds of miles that one will run while training for that final 26.2 miles, it is not uncommon to gain weight. And of course, whenever weight gain is a possibility, you can be sure it will …

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