Tag Archives: Victoria Marathon

2012 Marathon training review and 2013 Goals

With the start of the new year, before I look forward, time to quickly look backward. My Goals for 2012 included: 1. stay healthy (injury free) 2. Run 2 or 3 marathons 3. Run sub 3:30 Marathon 4. swim once … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from Victoria Marathon

Ran the Victoria Marathon last Sunday. “Ran” is an applicable term only for the first 19 miles, before I hit the Wall (hard) and ‘shuffled’, not ran, the rest of the way to a 3:53 finish. It was a frustrating … Continue reading

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Three days and counting…

I’m running the Victoria Marathon in just three days. And oddly, I haven’t been thinking much about it. Usually, I’m completely obsess over upcoming races… Maybe it’s a good thing that I’m not so focused on the event. Perhaps, it … Continue reading

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6am and dark outside

It is almost 6am and it is midnight dark outside, not even a hint of morning light. Summer really is over. (heavy sigh). About to head out the door for my 3rd 18 miler of my training for the Victoria, … Continue reading

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Ketchup time

Wow, too many weeks without a post. No excuses. Start with running. After the disappointment of Eugene, decided to run a marathon I ran last year but didn’t really enjoy – the Green River Marathon. The middle part of the … Continue reading

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