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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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Week 7 Marathon Training

Welcome to my biggest week yet for mileage! It was a decent week of running. I say decent because mid-week, I was really tired. REALLY tired. Marathon training is no joke, you guys. I knew it was going to be hard, but literally if I am not running or working, I want to be sleeping. Upping the mileage during the …

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Week 6 Marathon Training

Happy Sunday! As I sit here and type this post, I can’t believe that 6 weeks of marathon training has passed and there are only 12 to go until Space Coast Marathon. I had a bit of a surreal moment as I was running this morning, I felt like I was looking down on myself, amazed at this challenge I’ve …

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