It's simple. A lot of people, myself included, just backed off the mileage with tapering and recovery as it is after all .... MaRaThOn SeAsOn (said in a bold booming monster truck announcer voice)
'07: 1324.5 | '08: 1561 | '09: 1810.9 run ~ 208.7 bike | '10: 1,000.3 run ~ 3513.5 bike | '11: 710.3 run ~ 4157.9 bike '12: 659.9 run ~ 3365.6 bike (100% benched by ortho last 4.5 weeks while in long-arm cast)
• DON'T BREAK ANYTHING!!!
• get within 5#s of 130#s (and stay there, gotdammit!)
• 1st olympic distance duathlon
• 1st Iceman Cometh mtn bike race
• Half Fanatic
• punch Type 1 in the junk
A Saucy Wench
I have become Death, the destroyer of electronic gadgets
"When I got too tired to run anymore I just pretended I wasnt tired and kept running anyway" - dd, age 7
Milktruck say relentless
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" ..that corner has narrowed to a half-nekkid egyptian wandering about in the cold new jersey nighttime."~ R2E
I thought it was Marathon Base Building time? Don't all sane people aim at cool Fall marathons?
Give me 3 or 4 months--I put myself in a big hole during the first half of the year Hopefully I'll start taking 10 mile chunks or more per week of the bunny's lead
Ditto, that, John. Between illness and knee issues I keep getting ahead of the Bunny, only to get tripped-up and playing leap-frog. This is my first week of marathon training, so hopefully I will finally get ahead of that rodent and stay there for the rest of the year.
E.J.Greater Lowell Road RunnersCry havoc and let slip the dawgs of war!May the road rise to meet you, may the wind be always at your back, may the sun shine warm upon your SPF30, may the rains fall soft upon your sweat-wicking hat, and until you hit the finish line may The Flying Spaghetti Monster hold you in the hollow of His Noodly Appendage.
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