Flower City Half – 2017

4/30/2017 Getting Ready My “training” this winter has been lackluster at best. Yes I always stuck with my running, but I haven’t done much speed work or many hill repeats. I am proud of myself that I mostly got 30 miles a week in, and lately I’ve been feeling very JEALOUS of my husband as […]

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Gorges Ithaca Half Marathon

June 18th, 2016 This is my fourth half marathon (so far) in 2016. It is Scott’s “year of the half marathon” (he’s run 5) and somehow I was following close in his footsteps. In the Fall of 2014, I ran the Wineglass Half and upon arriving, decided that I wasn’t really a fan of the distance. Somehow it […]

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Boston’s Run to Remember 2016

May 28th, 2016 Selecting the Event Last Fall, we got a call from our real estate broker letting us know that we had found a renter for our house over Cornell graduation weekend. This is something we typically do, and usually we stay local. However, this year we thought “let’s do a race!” My brother-in-law […]

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Syracuse Half Marathon

March 22nd, 2015 You Get What You Train For I’m a planner. I am type A, organized, and always prepared, except when I’m not. I signed up for the Syracuse Half Marathon because I was in Syracuse last year for my daughter’s dance competition. We were staying in the Courtyard Marriott and when I headed […]

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Philadelphia Half Marathon

November 23, 2014 Training This was Elizabeth’s very first half marathon! She looked at several training plans, and talked with Scott and me about how to manage cross-country, dancing and half marathon training, and then she wrote up her Philly training plan. She hung a copy in the hallway outside her bedroom and followed it quite religiously […]

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Wineglass Half Marathon

October 5, 2014 Work on your long game to improve your short game I trained for Green Lakes 50K this summer. After the GLER, I knew I had this on the race calendar, but had trouble transitioning from trail to road. I spent a couple weeks bummed out from post race let-down, then school started for […]

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