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So I ran a little faster . . . Yasso 800’s.

Yasso 800’s.  Yasso 800’s. This is the workout that can help you to gauge your possible marathon time. This is the workout that my coach (The Sustainable Athlete) Denise had on the schedule for me today. I needed a track (or as an alternative a flat half mile stretch). What are Yasso 800’s? From McMillan Running: … Read More »

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Finding Positivity in Every Day. Friday Five.

Finding positivity Why can finding positivity be so difficult at times. Why is it so easy for others words to crumble our sense of self-worth or to rob us of our feelings of success? Negative words from otghers can bring about great feelings of self-doubt and negativity. Finding inner strength is one of the greatest … Read More »

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Top 5 Marathon Fears.

The Marathon Training for and racing a marathon a crazy adventure for sure. The training itself comes with many highs and lows and is a major time and energy commitment. It is a juggling act with life’s daily responsibilities while still trying to stay on track with a training schedule, keeping adequately nourished, rested and … Read More »

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Best Books to Inspire You to Swim, Bike and Run!

The Best Books to Inspire You into the new year! I am trying to get my Boston Marathon training cycle fully underway however my children gifted me with a nasty cold/flu thing and I’ve been down for the count for the past three days. Interestingly I had a fantastic run during the day on Saturday … Read More »

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Friday Five. Five Awesome People Who Motivate Me.

Which awesome people motivate me? It’s time for Friday Five! And today I’m talking all about the people who motivate me? It is so hard to narrow it down to just five especially after being around so many inspirational women last weekend at the Rise. Run. Retreat.  But that gives me the perfect segue so … Read More »

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I’m Running a Trail Marathon. North Face Endurance Challenge.

Adventure awaits at the North Face Endurance Challenge trail marathon in Utah! *Disclaimer: I received a complimentary race entry to race at the 2015 North Face Endurance Challenge in Utah. All opinions expressed here are completely my own. Big news! I have seized the opportunity to go to Utah next weekend to run the North … Read More »

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