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Portland Marathon

Amy, Adrienne and I got up at 5am on Sunday. The race started at 7 and we were only a few miles away. We attemptedĀ to get coffee for me but both Starbucks and Denny’s were closed. I made coffee in … Continue reading

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Portland and the PDX Marathon Expo

On Saturday Amy, Adrienne and I left for Portland. It’s about a 3 hour drive. We arrived about 2:30 and went straight to the Expo. The Expo was pretty good and very organized. We had no problem getting our bibs … Continue reading

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Great barbeque and a new car

On Saturday the PNW was in the middle of a typhoon and we decided to go car shopping. I usually get a car that is a year or 2 old. We did some looking online and then headed out to … 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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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’sĀ Intermediate 1 plan with some adjustments for travel. … Continue reading

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Marathon training and a great meal

My marathon training is going very well. After the Tacoma Half I did not run my 5 miles on Sunday. My quads were very sore until Tuesday. I am a stickler for training plans. I try to run every mile … Continue reading

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