SAXONHARP's Apr 2014 CalorieKing Blog

Monday, April 28th 2014

Last half marathon is done for the Spring! I don't do many of these but this was a destination half marathon. We traveled about 3 hours away to Champaign IL. I selected this course because it is supposed to be flat and fast. I have done a couple "flat" half marathons and never felt like they were easier. This was the first flat course I was doing after losing 45 pounds and getting fitter so I thought lets see how I feel about a flat course.

Well, I don't think I got a good c...

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Monday, April 7th 2014

The race went GREAT!!! Goal time was to break 2:20, my final time was 2:15:98!!!!!!!! My previous best time on this same course was 2:23 (and some change)

The race was Sunday. Saturday was a VERY long day!!! I woke up at 5:30am, I was wide awake so I got up and walked the dogs and did my 20 minute jog. During this jog I had every emotion in the books from "I totally suck at running, why am I even doing this race" to "I go this." Basically the entire day was like thi...

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Wednesday, April 2nd 2014

This Sunday is my first half marathon! I am really pumped. I feel pretty confident about this race, more confident than ever. It really does not take that much for me to feel more confident because I usually only doubt myself. This time is different.

This past Sunday was our last Training Team run. I ran with the 4 marathoners. I paced all their runs except for when they did 20 miles OR 4 hours. Since they had so many more miles to run than the half marathoners we would take differen...

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