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I finished the Boston Marathon!

It was not the time goal I was hoping for but I finished the Boston Marathon! I was running for the Dana Farber Institute. My required minimum was met a few weeks before the marathon. I hired a coach for … Continue reading

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Taper Time!

The Boston Marathon is 2 weeks from today! I feel like this training cycle flew by, even though it was by far the hardest I have ever trained for a marathon. I know I will be looking for things to … Continue reading

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The meat of Marathon Training

Boston is 4 weeks away. This is usually the hardest 2 weeks in the training cycle. I killed it last week with: Tues 7 miles HM pace avg 8:57 9, 9:01, 8:55, 8:53, 8:54, 9:03, 8:57 Wed 7 easy avg … Continue reading

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Hiring a Running Coach

After training for CIM I knew I wanted a different training plan for Boston. I was pretty set on the Hanson plan and had a spreadsheet with dates, mileage, and adjustments on it. Then I met Robbie on the plane … Continue reading

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2015 in review

One of the reasons I keep writing this blog is to have memories for myself of the things I have accomplished and the places I have had the opportunity to go.  2015 was filled with great races, friends and travel. … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon bound 2016!

I am honored and ecstatic to be given a second chance to run the Boston Marathon! I will be running again with the Dana Farber Marathon Challenge Team. Dana Faber is the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance of Boston. It’s where … Continue reading

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Going Home to Boston!

One week from today I will be heading home to Boston and running the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 21!. If you want to track me here is a link, Wave 3 11:00 am start. http://www.baa.org/races/boston-marathon/participant-information/att-athlete-alert.aspx My bib #26170.   I … Continue reading

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