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Taper Week, the last week

Taper Week, the last week

This weekend is my race!!! I wanted to take it easy this week, but my mind had other ideas. I started with a day of back-to-back workouts -- a 4.4 mile hike on the beach and a 45-minute plyometrics session. I did the second workout because my daughter asked me to work out with her. … Continue reading Taper Week, the last week

Virtual race recap: Nuun Year Dash

Virtual race recap: Nuun Year Dash

What: Nuun Year Dash 10k When: third week of January Host: FitFam a host of virtual races, sponsored by Nuun hydration Race length: Participants can sign up for a 5k (3.1 miles) or 10k (6.2 miles) Race swag: It depends on the package you purchase. Mine, which was the middle tier, included a bib, shirt … Continue reading Virtual race recap: Nuun Year Dash

KKC Training: 2 1/2 weeks to race day

KKC Training: 2 1/2 weeks to race day

Last night, I had a dream that I was at the Krispy Kreme Challenge race. I had just ran to the tables to get my doughnuts, but I couldn't find a way to get to the water stations and path that challengers (those who try to eat the dozen doughnuts and complete the race in … Continue reading KKC Training: 2 1/2 weeks to race day

KKC Training: The final push

My last long run of this training session was supposed to be today, but my kids have a stomach bug. I worked out Monday through Friday. I can't do much to improve my speed, expand my stomach or prepare for hills. So now I turn to the little things: Where will I stand in the … Continue reading KKC Training: The final push