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Week 10 – Motivation, Challenges and Bounce Back

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This past week had some challenges. One of those days when the level of self-motivation hits the bottom snuck up on me in the middle of the week. It was heavily influenced by the serious long day at work, and even though I bounced right back up and caught up with the next day’s mileage, the pressure on keeping up with the weekly mileage was mounting. Read More…


500 Miles

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I reached a small milestone today. 500 miles! Of course, my goal for this year is to run 1,100 miles, so it means only 45% of the total mileage, and another 600 more miles to run to achieve my goal, but as a matter of fact, I am sticking to my 20-week program, and based on the amount of mileage that I am supposed to run with it, I’ll probably achieve my goal early September, if not, before the Boston Marathon Registration opens. I am pumped up and going to keep the momentum going to successfully complete this program! And the end result is the Boston Marathon qualification. Read More…

7 Miles, Challenges and Apple Watch

I didn’t run this morning, so I went for a run as soon as I got home from work.

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I toyed with the idea of running 12 miles up to the minute I began running but chose┬ánot to. Instead, I ran 7 miles and decided to run the longer miles┬áprobably Thursday morning. I’m saving tomorrow morning for strength training. Read More…