Category Archives: Greenville

Comparing Me to…Me

I have spent a lot of time this training cycle looking back at my training leading up to Beach to Battleship in 2012. Yeah, yeah, I know. Comparison is thief of joy. Never compare yourself to your former self. I get it and … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 9: Six

11 weeks out from Bayshore. I would like to say that March came in with warmer temps, but until the weekend came around, the thermometer wasn’t budging much. But when the warm temps came in, they REALLY came in! Saturday … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 8: Greenville

12 weeks out from Bayshore. Overall this was a cutback week after last weekend’s 5k. I only ran 4 times making the mileage lower than in the last several weeks, but Saturday’s long run was a solid workout to cap … Continue reading

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Committing to Strength Training

I have known for a long time that I have weak hips and glutes. When I lived in Greenville, my riding and running buddies were mostly physical therapists. Having PT friends is a huge perk for an endurance athlete (read: … Continue reading

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Boston Week 6: Canadian Craziness

10 weeks to go… Wow. What I thought was going to be a pretty straightforward week for running while traveling turned out to be a bit of a crazy mess with cancelled flights, 4 different hotels and lots of snow. … Continue reading

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Boston Week 5: Travel Blitz

11 weeks to go… If I thought the previous week of travel was crazy, this week was insane. Strength training was lacking, but on weeks like this, I am really just proud of myself for getting the miles in. Monday: Run: 1:45 … Continue reading

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A Hero’s “5k” Race Report

Early this year, Coach made a note on my calendar to find a 5k in late January or early February. It worked out perfectly that I was planning to spend the first weekend in February visiting friends in Greenville and … Continue reading

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