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Two weeks to the Chicago Distance Classic

I had no idea it has been 2 weeks since my last blog entry and it isn't supposed to read like a confessional! Since my last entry we've run 7 miles, 8 miles, 10k and today we ran 9 miles as part of our half marathon training. This is in addition to the 5-3-5 midweek […]

Tough end to the week

It's been a long week and I was glad to have the extra hour in bed this morning with a rest day in the training schedule. We ran the 4.5 mile, 3 mile, 4.5 mile schedule Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday but yesterday brought a different kind of stress. I did my first newsletter mailing today […]

Tough start to the week

Both Melissa and I felt rough this morning as the alarm clock sounded at 5.45am for our 4.5 mile run. Despite getting to bed at a reasonable time last night we were both still wiped after the 7 mile run on Sunday when it hit 95 degrees by the end of the day. For anyone […]

Beat the heat

It's 84 degrees outside right now and I'm hydrating to make sure that when Melissa and I go outside I don't shrivel up. We're running 7 miles today as part of the half marathon training and we were too tired to head out really early today to beat the heat. I'm thrilled that the new […]