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Thanks for the Reminder Women’s Running!

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Running up and down hills in 98 degrees

“Training is easy or effective; it can’t be both.” I apparently failed to save the author of this quotation, but I think it sums up last night for me. How easy it would have been to either skip or skimp … Continue reading

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Lose the “can’t” and try the “maybe”

Most people never get there. They’re afraid or unwilling to demand enough of themselves and take the easy road, the path of least resistance. But struggling and suffering, as I now saw it, were the essence of a life worth … Continue reading

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Cross training, the battlefield style!

Nothing like a couple of hours on a bicycle to remind me how much I love the outdoors. Especially when I’m out Yorktown, following the footsteps of Washington (ok, and the French, without whom we would have been cooked). Amazing … Continue reading

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Rest, Recovery, Relaxation and Restart!

I have been told repeatedly – and tell others repeatedly – that recovery is part of training.  Rest is absolutely necessary to optimal performance.  Ever have the best advice that you don’t take?  Or take and way overdo? I have. … Continue reading

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“VICTORY” gets a new definition

What if today, we were just grateful for everything? I have to admit that I’m not a fan of all those cutesy memes currently clogging up my Facebook page. But when a friend posted this one, I had to stop … Continue reading

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Trust Your Training

So the Richmond Marathon is in the books.  It’s a beautiful course with the spectators to justify the “America’s friendliest marathon” moniker, great support, and – perhaps most importantly to some – a downhill finish. I started the race feeling … Continue reading

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