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Road to 26.2 Good Valentines, Good Partners

Road to 26.2 Saturday, February 15th- 22 hours until I run the biggest race of my life This year is our 21st year together, our 21st Valentine’s Day, and we celebrated with roses, Tex-Mex, and the packet pickup expo for the Austin Marathon! I can honestly say that I love my husband more than I… Continue reading Road to 26.2 Good Valentines, Good Partners

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Road to 26.2 My Book List

Road to 26.2 Tuesday, January 11th- 4 freaking days! Holy taper, Batman. This is kicking my ass. I feel like my brain is full of bees and if I sit still, I’ll die. All I want in the whole world is a long run. Just ten or fifteen miles to set me straight. Every one… Continue reading Road to 26.2 My Book List

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Road to 26.2 Having a Tantrum

Road to 26.2 Wednesday, February 5th- 1 week, 3 days Taper tantrums. Taper madness. Taper crazies. OMG y’all! I’m in it! A taper period is a few weeks before a big race, when a runner gradually decreases the mileage that’s been building up for months. Running has become my new normal, it’s a constant, and… Continue reading Road to 26.2 Having a Tantrum

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Road to 26.2 All the Hay is in the Barn

Road to 26.2 Tuesday, February 4th- 1 week, 4 days The past six months have been heavy training for the marathon, and I’ve been on this journey for two years. My running plan for this race has been my life for the last 18 ½ weeks. I’m now in my taper and have been questioning… Continue reading Road to 26.2 All the Hay is in the Barn