marathon training

Snowed in thanks to #stormjonas

There was absolutely no possibility of running outside today–we’ve been hit with 30+ inches of snow, plus the Metro is closed and I’m sure CCT is in terrible condition. Thanks storm Jonas! Of course, marathon runners can’t just skip a long run. Especially when it’s a pretty long run–18 miles. So me and my dad had to get a little…

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My long run today

Today I did 14 miles with my dad in sub-freezing temperatures. He let me wear his super warm biking gloves, and I wore them all the way up to mile 13, during which the sun started shining and my hands got super sweaty. The run was good, and my ears didn’t get cold because I wore a neck cover thing.…

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marathon training, personal

I am bad at blogging

When I made this blog I really thought I would use it more often. I haven’t posted in over two months, so here’s what’s happened since then: I ran the MCM and loved it (it was challenging and fun and I wouldn’t have changed a thing) I got a very sad angry blister on the third toe on my right…

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One week until my first marathon!

Today was my first successful run since the infamous 20 miler two weeks ago that left me with a quarter-sized blister on the bottom of my right foot. Ouch. It was only 8 miles this morning, and this week’s running schedule is only 3, 2, 2. I am just seven miles away from my very first marathon. In one week…

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