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Happy wife, happy life: Husband’s first 5k!

About two months ago my husband, Owen and I were talking about how 5k road races are secretly challenging because the race is essentially a long-distance, all-out sprint! During this conversation Owen subtly stated, “When I run a 5k I want to be able to break 30 minutes.” Grinning ear to ear I stopped him

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Week in Review 10.14 to 10.20: Let taper madness begin!

Published on October 22, 2013, by in Taper.

  Taper refers to the process in which runners decrease their mileage, but not necessarily the intensity of runs, before an upcoming race. The process is believe to provide your body with the necessary rest and recovery to ensure peak performance for the upcoming race. Aside from your planned runs it is encouraged that athletes in taper rest, take naps when possible and get quality sleep. (Rest?

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ING NYC Marathon Update!

Today I received my bib number and start time for the marathon!!         It looks like I will be bib number 17201 and will start at 9:40! Even though O and I started making arrangements for the days before the race (where to stay, when to go to the expo, etc), getting the bib number

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