Month: September 2012

6 Weeks to go: Confidence Builder AND shaker!

  Warning….long race = long blog, enter at your own risk! The week of 9/17/12 was very interesting in terms of training and my first realtest of fitness / readiness.  The goal was to run about 20 easy miles during the week (I was pretty trashed from last week) and then compete in a 50 […]

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9 Weeks to Go: Heat and Sleep Deprivation Training!

Last week was another new experience for me.  As I mentioned earlier, one of the suggestions from the 5000 different training plans for 100 milers on the internet included practicing sleep deprivation.  As the thought of staying up for 30+ hours, running for most of it, is one of the scariest things for me about […]

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