Race Recovery, Holidays, and Winter Training!

Hello, folks! I'm still here, but things have been busy. After Richmond, I took my usual week off to recover. I felt pretty good after the race but knew that my body needed another break. I headed up to my parent's house for the week of Thanksgiving and enjoyed a few runs around their town, …

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Two Weeks until the Richmond Marathon

This past weekend I wrapped up my mini peak-week. Despite going for a smaller peak than my Chicago training, I still wrapped up the week with 40 miles which felt like a decent amount for it only being my second week of running since finishing the Chicago Marathon. Rather than doing another 20-miler, my training …

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Three Weeks until the Richmond Marathon

This past week was my first week back to running after taking a week off after Chicago. These weeks leading up to Richmond will be about recovery and maintenance, not training. I'll get to that a little more in a bit. Marathon Recovery After a marathon, I usually take at least one week completely off …

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