nfarris79 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

I'm so glad to have done this race! Gotta improve my transition time and the swim wasn't very graceful but those things can be practiced & improved.... Course was flat as a pancake!!!

 

 

<pre>The Manassas Mini Tri

nfarris79 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

Hi all! Wishing you all happy & healthy activities this week!

Monday: 750mts (used TI to break my pull buoy habit.... may take me longer to swim than in the past but at least I survived!)

Tues: probably 2 back-to-back runs in the am and


nfarris79 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

Just signed up for my first tri event: Manassas mini tri, on June 7th. Oh my..... It's an easy distance (250 swim, 4mi bike, 1.5mi run), so I'm not worried about the "can" I do it, but how I'll do on transitions. Up to 12 mi on the bike, swam up to 200


nfarris79 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

Marathon training season begins this week! Can't wait to join back up with my running friends on the regular.... Also picking up my bike from the shop this week, so hopefully my workouts will include some rides (and not falls.)

Monday: 1000mt s


nfarris79 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago

Did the Shamrock Half on Sunday and it was SOO FUN!!! Highly recommend for anyone looking for a beer-and-party-focused race.... But with the lag between winter training and before marathon training starts back up, my workouts will be pretty unstructure


nfarris79 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago

Hi all! Hope Spring treats everyone well with good weather.... I know I'll be happy to leave the snow in the past!

Monday: swim, 1000mts in 26min

Tues: am run, pm trail run

Weds: TBD, possibly run

Thurs: tempo run on the


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Weekday workouts - Final week leading up to my 2nd full marathon! Monday- Rest Tuesday- am 5mi run, pm trail run Wednesday - final track speedwork, 4mi Thursday - rest Friday - TBD

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Weekend workouts/training/etc - Saturday: 20mi trail run, in 4:37:48 Sunday: 10mi marathon group run - last one before MCM!

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Weekday workouts - In pseudo-taper mode for Marine Corps Marathon at the end of this month but still on for my first ultra next month.... Monday: rest Tuesday: 7mi am run, pm trail run Wednesday: ...

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Weekend workouts/training/etc - I've got a bunch of friends running in races this weekend and am so happy for them all! Amazed at the mileage I've racked up for this week though.... Sunday to Saturday was a total...

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Weekend workouts/training/etc - Upon my coach's advice, I'm not going to fully taper for Marine Corps Marathon in a few weeks, as my ultimate goal is my first ultra in November.... That being said, running 6 days...

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nfarris79 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Weekend workouts/training/etc - Up a few pounds due to poor food choices so it's time to buckle down on the unnecessary carbs & snacks... :(   Saturday: trail run, 11.5mi Sunday: marathon group run, 10mi

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Weekday workouts - I'm certain I've hit that place that I was in last training season where the rungries are a regular occurrence.... Which means the scale is up and I'm not happy about it, but also ...

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Weekend workouts/training/etc - Trying to get back on my ultratraining schedule this weekend... Hopefully I'll get to 50mi for the week! After dealing with excessive training, I'd gone the other way and slacked! ...

nfarris79 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Weekday workouts - Feeling much better this week after dialing back my mileage... ok, I still got 55 miles in last week but it felt better! Monday: rest day Tuesday: am run 6mi, pm trail run 6.5 mi...

nfarris79 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Weekend workouts/training/etc - Got my running mojo back this week, so I'm really happy again! Saturday: trail run, maybe around 10 mi (so weekly mileage will be around 50+) Sunday: another half-marathon (going...

nfarris79 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Weekday workouts - I'm having a come-to-Jesus moment with my training..... I realized part of why I've been so fatigued is that I'd been over-training. Skipping dial-back weeks in favor of higher mil...

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Weekend workouts/training/etc - Sending good vibes to anyone doing races this weekend! I've got a few friends doing relays, HIMs, and one doing Nation's Tri.... so full on for racing season! Saturday: trail run ...

nfarris79 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Weekday workouts - Happy Labor Day all! Monday - usually a rest day but ran 7mi trail with some friends Tuesday - probably usual am 6- 8 mi path run and 4-6 mi pm trail run Wednesday - marathon gr...
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