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2013 Review

2013 Review

Just a quick review of the goals I set for myself for 2013 and a look at some of the year’s highlights… Running/ Fitness Goals Run a Non-Disney Marathon  Done!  I ran the Marine Corp Marathon in October, what an amazing experience!  I’d love to do this race again someday.  So many races so little … Continue reading

Weekly Training Recap

Weekly Training Recap

First order of business – Swiftwick Giveaway Winners! Ben Jacobs – winner of 3 pairs of socks! Carlee Padot McClurg – winner of 1 pair of socks! Kelly Short – winner of 1 pair of socks! Congrats everyone!   RECAP (10/28-11/3) Monday – marathon recovery!  taught 1 hour yoga & foam rolling Tuesday – rest/ … Continue reading

Weekly Training Recap

Weekly Training Recap

RECAP (10/21-10/27) Monday – rest day, taught 1 hour yoga & foam rolling Tuesday – 3 mile run Wednesday – rest, stretching & foam rolling Thursday – rest, stretching & foam rolling Friday – MCM Expo Saturday – 3 miles at the MCM Runner’s bRUNch (great event, recap coming soon!) Sunday – Marine Corps Marathon! Full recap … Continue reading

My Day According to Twitter.

My Day According to Twitter.

Still weather stalking… @Marine_Marathon Raceday forecast: Partly cloudy skies, West wind 5-10mph. Temps: 6am 41, 7am 42, 8am 45, 9am 49, 10am 52, 12pm 55, 2pm 57. — Chuck Bell (@ChuckBell4) October 22, 2013 …and still stressing about my race day outfit! Lots of options packed, including tube socks after this twitter suggestion: @dnardi710 I … Continue reading

Weekly Training Recap

Weekly Training Recap

RECAP (10/14-10/20) Monday – 5 mile run, foam rolling & legs up the wall Tuesday – AM: 90 minute intermediate yoga class, PM: 90 minute restorative yoga class Wednesday – 45 minutes elliptical Thursday – rest day  Friday – 3 mile run & foam rolling Saturday – 90 minute restorative yoga class Sunday – 5 mile run & foam rolling … Continue reading

MCM: Weekend Planning

MCM: Weekend Planning

Note:  Shortly after I posted this I received an e-mail from MCM confirming that the race would indeed be on regardless of the government shutdown.  It specifically said “Marines are known for being Semper Fidelis, always faithful.  In this spirit, the expectation is that runners will remain faithful to their training and the MCM will … Continue reading

MCM: 1 Month To Go!

MCM: 1 Month To Go!

I can’t believe there is only one month to go until the Marine Corp Marathon! This will be my 3rd full and 1st non-Disney marathon! Training through the summer for a fall marathon was definitely tough and I really struggled through some of the long runs with the heat and humidity.  I have to admit … Continue reading

MCM Training: A Plan

MCM Training: A Plan

4 months from today #38thmcm #feelinit — Marine Marathon (@Marine_Marathon) June 27, 2013 Oh crap. 4 months until my next marathon and not only have I not actually started training, but I’ve barely even thought about it! The good news is the summer intensive class that consumed all of June for me ended today (perfect … Continue reading

2013 Goals & Growth Check-In

2013 Goals & Growth Check-In

Happy April! I don’t know about where you live, but around here it’s finally starting to feel a bit like spring and I’m planning on taking advantage of the great running weather before the heat and humidity move in! Since I set some goals for myself at the start of the year, I thought it … Continue reading