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Taper Goals for Marathon Training

“Make the best of what’s around” While most Fargo Marathon runners began their taper last week, I was enjoying my peak week. Pacing Get in Gear the weekend prior required an adjustment to my overall training schedule. Normally, diverting from … Continue reading

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The Lucky 7 – My Favorite Spring Blogs

“Spring – rejuvenation, rebirth, everything’s blooming. All that crap.” I don’t particularly like spring. Winter is my favorite season and I kind of hate to see it come to an end. But mostly, I don’t like spring because the sloppy … Continue reading

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5 Of My Best Blog Posts

“Playing favorites” People have told me they’ve gone back weeks or even months to read my old blog posts that they may have missed or re-read ones that stood out to them. I love when that happens. In that spirit, … Continue reading

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Marathon Training & Taper Time

“Rest. Relax. Repeat” The marathon taper. In my seven years of running full marathons, the taper has been something I dread. One of those things I know is going to happen and I can’t control it – right up there … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Taper

“It’s difficult to train for a marathon. It’s even more difficult to not be able to train for a marathon.” Today marks, for me, the worst part of marathon training. More daunting than a 20+ mile run. More dreaded than … Continue reading

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