Wednesday, March 19, 2008
I had typed something and it got erased. Boo. Nothing exciting, I woke up feeling really sick to my stomach and skipped spinning. Last nights massage was awesome. Mindy will be here in a few days and I am super pumped! She's my bestie.

Since I overslept, today will probably end up being a rest day b/c we have an appt with our financial planner tonight. Fun stuff.

Next week starts my official HIM training!!!! I decided to go with a plan I got from Beginner Triathlete. Hopefully it works out okay. It will be hard to balance out the marathon training and this plan, but hopefully I'll be smart and listen to my body! I only have 2 - 20 milers left before the marathon, so I'll just take it easier those days. Now I need your opinion - is it a really bad idea for me to do my first duathlon the week before my marathon? My running schedule calls for a 12 mile run that day, so would it be okay to do a 3 mile run, 12 mile bike, 3 mile run instead and call it even?

9 comments:

Brian said...

You should be fine doing the du before your marathon. Just get lots of rest afterwords and the week before the marathon.

Dan Seifring said...

I think both your post's are here. I see two.

Christine said...

Dualathon sounds like a good deal to me. Coming from the girl that is going to attempt a biathlon (First multisport event) the weekend after my first marathon.....hahaha. im ridiculous

Running on Something said...

think you should be ok doing the du -- is that the hinckley one?

Joshua Middleton said...

Hey! You friend's visit sounds fun. How do you know her?

Good luck with the financial planner tonight!

I've been so busy lately that I haven't had a lot of time to check into your blog. I've missed you.

Supalinds said...

ooh official training!!! I did a begginner triathlete plan for my first HIM. Good luck!!

Kim said...

you are gonna kick the HIMs ass! go with the du!

triguyjt said...

thanks for the advice on a few races to consider....

do the du.

or does the ad say do the dew??

RunnerGirl said...

Good luck with all that training. I think you'll be fine to do the dualathon before the marathon, you'll know for sure when the time comes though!

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distance runner attempting to run a marathon in every state, vegetarian foodie, mediocre triathlete, sucky swimmer, mommy to Harper, tea lover, coffee drinker, animal saver, hubby snuggler, race addict, full time working 31 year old living in cleveland
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Marathons so far

  • Sept 2012 - Corning, NY - TBD
  • April 2012 - Louisville, KY - TBD
  • Sept 2011 - Erie PA - 4:25
  • June 2011 - South Bend IN - 5 hrs+ (it was 98 degrees!)
  • Dec 2010 - Rehoboth Beach DE - 4:26:06
  • Nov 2010 - Huntington WV - 4:11:44
  • Oct 2009 - Towpath - Cleveland area OH - 4:30:35

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