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Maximize Training, Maximize Results; Same Training, Same Results

When it comes to marathon or half marathon training plans, generic calendars abound. Running experts from around the world have published calendars from Jeff Galloway to Hal Higdon and beyond. Then there are run clubs and run coaches who post vanilla calendars online. These calendars are great starts for first time racers. They do what they are supposed to do, guide and get you to … Continue reading Maximize Training, Maximize Results; Same Training, Same Results

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Marathon Training & The Fight Within

“Training is as much for your legs and lungs as it is for your mind.” I told that to a friend I’m helping through her first marathon training cycle. It’s along the lines of something one of my running mentors told me. It is three weeks before our race and she had “that run” last weekend. You know the one – where everything seems to … Continue reading Marathon Training & The Fight Within

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Best Things I’ve Seen in 2020

Sure, we just began the New Year, but that doesn’t mean there is a lack of motivation, inspiration, or awesome stuff to harness. I’ve been catching up on a lot of podcasts and am immersed in two books, while still parenting, coaching soccer, working full-time, and training for my upcoming races. The other night I was talking to my 8-year old about the importance of … Continue reading Best Things I’ve Seen in 2020

Miami Marathon and Half – More Than Just My Hometown Race

Disclaimer: I received free entry and VIP to the Miami Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out bibrave.com to review, find, and write race reviews. As I think about my relationship with The Miami Marathon, it would be real easy to check the It’s Complicated box under status. Sure, it was my first marathon (2014), where my current PR … Continue reading Miami Marathon and Half – More Than Just My Hometown Race