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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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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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Countdown to Race Day – What To Do Before The Marathon

“The waiting is the hardest part” …or a half marathon, 10k, 5k, 1 mile, relay…(this applies to any race of any size so, all runners, read on!). To my fellow runner friends in, near and coming to Fargo, the countdown … 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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