2017 Road to Berlin – Week 5

2017 Road to Berlin – Week 5

Here we are - already week five of this year's marathon training. I'm still plugging along, thankfully no (new) issues despite the increased demand. In fact, and this is even more surprising, no back issues to speak of, which has been my number one concern all along...

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2017 Road to Berlin – Week 4

2017 Road to Berlin – Week 4

For whatever reason, Mondays & Saturdays seem to produce the best runs. I don't know for sure, but I'm guessing that the rest days inbetween have something to do with it. Maybe it's time to reevaluate my training, and go from five planned runs per week down to...

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2017 Road to Berlin – Week 3

2017 Road to Berlin – Week 3

Still counting my blessings regarding all this rain! Monday's run almost ended up on the treadmill, but then, right after 5 p.m. the downpour turned into a drizzle. Along with the cloud cover and "only" 81 degrees my four miles were absolutely awesome. One mile...

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2017 Road to Berlin – Week 2

2017 Road to Berlin – Week 2

Two steps forward, one step back..... I had been pain free for almost 3 weeks, but Saturday's long run made my back achy, and I'm guessing that Sunday's 26 mile bike ride didn't help. Yesterday's measly 4 miles hurt all the way through, and even though I'm not talking...

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2017 Road to Berlin- Week 1

2017 Road to Berlin- Week 1

Two things get their start in early June - the rainy season in Florida, and for me.......marathon training! This will be my third marathon, which is a really good omen because: “the rule of three” (Latin-"omne trium perfectum") principle suggests things that come in...

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Wife, runner, German native, beach bum, foodie, and wine lover. If you’re looking for info on how to run your next PR you’ve come to the wrong place. I’m not an expert on running or nutrition, and I won’t tell you what else you should or shouldn’t do. I'm fairly creative but notorious for starting fifty different projects and finishing (n)one. My blog is simply a collection of my personal experience in the crazy world of - running! Along the way I’ll also share what other random projects I’m currently into.

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