Tag Archives: half marathon

When all the planets align for your race!

How do you find the perfect race?  That Unicorn, or as I like to say, when the all the planets align. This last weekend was a great example when the planets did not align in Fort Worth, Cowtown.  This is … Continue reading

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Speed work – Are you doing it wrong?

Everyone wants to run like Meb Keflezighi (ok maybe just me).  I know deep down I will never be that fast.  The fact is, I am not competing with Meb, I am competing with myself.  Every race I run, I want … Continue reading

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Speed work: The key to running faster!

How do you run fast?  The answer is very easy: Run faster. But seriously, if you want to run faster, then you need to do speed work. Speed work, AKA intervals, track repeats, or fartleks, as I have mentioned in … Continue reading

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Deep-Tissue Massage Works Wonders

I first started getting deep tissue massages last year. I was training for my BQ race and I wanted to do everything I could to make sure all my training and planning for this one race went perfect.  Well, if … Continue reading

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How many miles do you run a week?

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Running in the Heat 2

Ok, it is that time again.  For a few months I thought it was going to be a cool summer, but then … “BAM”  it was hot.  Ok, no problem.  I have done this before.  I love running in the … Continue reading

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How to prepare (Mentally) for the big race

So you have a race coming up.  You did the training, maybe you missed a day or two, but for the most part you followed the plan and now your a week away from the race.  You started tapering back the miles. … Continue reading

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