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Philadelphia Half Marathon Training: Week 8

So who was glued to their TV or computer yesterday watching the NYC marathon? <—ME! I watched the coverage for the first time last year and can guarantee that if I wasn’t already into running, I would’ve been after that. I’m seriously amazed by those runners who can run 26 miles at an average pace …

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Philadelphia Half Marathon Training: Week 7

What a weekend! I think we’re currently getting our “payback” for never losing power during Hurricane Irene this summer because we’re still without it this morning. The worst part is that the utility company’s website says “power has been restored to your area” when in fact that is one big LIE! I hate sitting here …

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Philadelphia Half Marathon Training: Week 5

Another week down another training recap coming at ya! First, let’s do the catch up thing. Here’s what you missed if you were being a slacker this weekend. On the road granola bars <—a great easy homemade snack option Vegetable barley chili <—a spicy fall must ******* Week 5…Like many of you said, the lack …

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Philadelphia Half Marathon Training: Week 4

Happy Columbus Day for those of you lucky enough to have the day off! For those of us working, yeah, happy Monday. Our jobs suck, huh? If you’re catching up from the weekend, because if you live anywhere in the northeast I really hope you weren’t on the computer and rather outside enjoying the amazing …

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Philadelphia Half Marathon Training: Week 3

On to week 3 of training. It’s starting to feel “real!” Philly half training: week 1 Philly half training: week 2 The plan for last week: Reality: Almost exactly as planned. Monday: The day I almost had a panic attack at the bike trail. Got to the beginning of the trail, get all my gear …

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