Monthly Archives: August 2010

Week 25 Recap

Hard to believe I only have 3 weeks left on this training plan!  Had a good week – struggled a little with speed in the transition to all-running workouts, but I’ll get there, with time and conditioning.  I did 3 … Continue reading

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Hellooooo, week 25!

I have arrived at week 25 of my 28-week C25K training program. 24 weeks ago, on March 8, 2010, I suited up in the locker room here at work and went down to the fitness room.  I got on a … Continue reading

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Week 24 Recap

Week 24 was great.  Had a great workout on Monday on the trail at work, where my running form fell into place enough that I felt remotely comfortable out there.  The Wednesday and Friday workouts weren’t quite so great, but I made it through the … Continue reading

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Race Report – Karhu 5k (13.1 Minneapolis) – Lake Nokomis, Minneapolis, MN

So, this was my second 5k.  I signed up for it a couple of weeks ago, figuring I would again do intervals.  I settled on 5 min running alternated with 1 min of racewalking.  It worked at Oshkosh, so I … Continue reading

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Millions of peaches…. *cue ninjas*

Yesterday, I read a fantastic blog post by Jenna at Eat, Live, Run.  About one of my favorite things, peaches. (As you can tell by the title, I adore the song “Peaches” by The Presidents of the United States of America.) … Continue reading

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Week 23 Recap

Week 23 was more disjointed than I’d planned.  I brought my workout gear with me to Milwaukee, but spectacularly failed to workout while I was there.  We ended up staying out in Wauwatosa, so without Lake Michigan right there, I … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

Today is August 16.  2 years ago today, Sean and I stood in front of our closest friends and family and asked for their continued love and support as we moved on to a new phase of our lives – … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday, and other ramblings

*looks at calendar*  Yes, it’s Thursday.   Things I am thankful for on this Thursday: 1.  Central air at home – After spending almost 2 years in a loft in downtown Minneapolis with ineffective window a/c units, having central air … Continue reading

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Week 22 Recap

Here is the week 22 recap: Weekly walking: 0 minutes Weekly racewalking warmup/cooldown:  30 minutes Weekly racewalking: 12 minutes Weekly jogging: 78 minutes Weekly miles: 9.26 miles Weekly rowing: 0 minutes Weekly rowing meters: 0 Weekly bicycling: 0 minutes Weekly bicycling miles: … Continue reading

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Week 21 Recap

Week 21 turned out to be momentous, though I did not expect it to be when I wrote the week 20 recap.  On Tuesday, I found out that there was a 5k @ Oshkosh Saturday morning, so I signed up, … Continue reading

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