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My happy pace

Wednesday December 18, Workout #2: Base Run with Drills Planned Duration: 0:55 Description: 15 min gradual warm-up Base effort throughout End with 4 x (:15 skipping/ :15 jog/ :15 grapevine/ :15 jog)  Post-activity comments: This is my happy pace. I love this. When I run like this (without a watch) I think to myself about a […]

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Thanksgiving Workout

Your Workouts for Thursday, November 28 Workout #1: Crazy Polar Bear Bippy-Freezing! Type: Other Description: Have fun, crazy lady! Pre-Activity Comments: WOW! That was cold! The 34th Annual Thanksgiving swim. I’m not sure why the tradition began.  The swim takes place at Duxbury Beach in Massachusetts (New England cold). Our swim location is a stone’s throw […]

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gazinta swim

My morning swim workout was joyfully improved by my 10 year old daughter. Each time I reach the wall, I look at my handy workout scrap of paper to see what’s next. This is what I saw today.  Hannah had embellished. I smiled each time. It wasn’t just that these little guys (called “gazintas”) are […]

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Unexpected Joys of Running

Sully and Mike Wizowski were right.  There’s more energy in laughter. This past Sunday, I ran the Ashland Half Marathon.  The plan was to leave the garmin at home and run in a tutu and fairy wings,  1. It was so close to Halloween and 2. To remind myself that I was doing this one […]

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