Tag Archives: Lake Harriet

Keeping the beat…

I can’t stop listening to my 13.1 playlist.  I made the perfect playlist and I keep listening to it because it brings a smile to my face as I remember how great I felt out there running and racewalking the … Continue reading

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Less than 3 days to go…

That’s the elevation map for the Minneapolis Half-Marathon. The half-marathon is in less than 3 days.  Commence panic and flail. But this morning, I found my inspiration, and it’s going to help me get through the half-marathon by the time … Continue reading

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Week 27 Recap

With the holiday weekend last weekend, we had houseguests, and I didn’t get a recap in for week 26.  I not only completed week 26, but week 27 is done as of yesterday.  I’m so excited to be starting my … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Wk 20 Recap

Week 20 is done! (in fact, I started week 21 this morning!) 4 weeks from now, I will be starting the month of weeks where all I do in my workouts is jog.  It’s amazing to be so close to … Continue reading

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Week 19 Recap

Well, I’m basically 2/3 finished with my 5k training.  Week 19 was 5 minute warmup, 6 minutes of racewalking, 24 minutes of jogging, and 5 minute racewalking cooldown on Tuesday and Thursday.  Saturday’s workout was 2 minutes shorter on the … Continue reading

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