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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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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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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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Week 18 Recap

Week 18 was good.  I ended up doing my strength training in 2 blocks, not 3, but that seemed to workout.  The squats are getting easier, and I am doing all the bar & plate exercises with a 45 # … Continue reading

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Week 17 Recap

Week 17 was good.  Got in 2 C25k workouts at work and one at Lake Harriet.  I ended up doing one strength training workout Monday, and the other 2 together on Friday.  That worked out okay.   This week, I’ll be … Continue reading

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Week 16 recap

Week 16 is done.  12 weeks to go till my first 5k!  I registered for the 5k last week, so it’s now official. I had a good week.  I started a strength training routine.  Very basic.  The first phase is … Continue reading

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A blur of a weekend!

Week 16 of 28 is here!  I was thinking about a bike ride, but it looked raintastic, so I packed some workout clothes and planned to start incorporating strength training into my weeks.  I found a nice, simple strength training … Continue reading

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