Monthly Archives: September 2013

I’m running the Boston Marathon!

I have the opportunity to run the Boston Marathon 2014. I can’t believe it! I don’t think it has totally sunk in yet. I applied for a spot on the Dana Farber Marathon Challenge team a few weeks ago and … Continue reading

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Last long run

Last week I ran 44 miles. This is a high for me. My previous marathon training plans all had less miles than this one and I only ran 4 days instead of 5. On Saturday I ran 8 hilly miles … Continue reading

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21 Miles

Wow, where has the week gone. Last weekend I ran my long run at the Cedar River Trail. I started with Amy and Adrienne. We were all running 21 miles. The trail is our “go to” for long runs. It … Continue reading

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Training ups and downs

This is mid/late marathon training. I have the Portland Marathon on October 6th. This will be my last really long training run before NYC on November 3rd. I have been following Hal Higdon’s Intermediate 1 plan with some adjustments for travel. … Continue reading

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Move in day and leaving Boston

Last Sunday I moved Emily into college. She has been my helper and friend during the past year. I know I’m going to miss her horribly, but I hope she has an amazing time in college. We left my dad’s … Continue reading

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Boston Day 2 and 3

On Friday Emily and I had a ton of shopping to do for school, but we also went to Plymouth. It is a town south of Boston on the water. We met my good friend Kathy at Cabby Shack for lobstah rolls … Continue reading

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