Author Archives: Corey

About Corey

I am a 30-something swim, bike, run addict married to my best friend and in love with my two schnoodle doggies.

Bayshore Week 15: Virginia

5 weeks out from Bayshore. Before I know it, I will be tapering! Coach is definitely peaking the workouts with both mileage and intensity. Monday Planned: Temp0 w/5-6M @ 6:50 – 7:10 Actual: 9.75M @ 7:48 avg. w/tempo: 7:08, 7:10, 7:12, 7:05, 7:04 I … Continue reading

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Shamrock Shuffle 8k

Yet another race report that comes waaaay after the race. But two races in one month?! That is half the number of races (including triathlons) that I did in all of 2014! Just like the Emerald Isle Mile, Shamrock Shuffle … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 14: Building

6 weeks out from Bayshore. And then somehow the race was 6 weeks away…how did that happen?! This was a big training week – the highest mileage since last fall. I had some really good workouts, but also some runs that … Continue reading

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Three Things

I was looking back through some old posts recently and remembered how much I used to talk about something OTHER than just my training. I miss that. But with life’s craziness, I just can’t seem to keep up as much … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 13: Early Mornings

7 weeks out from Bayshore. Lucky week 13! I came into this week a little stiff from a hard effort on Sunday. But because I didn’t end up running that much faster than my normal tempo workouts, we treated it like … Continue reading

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Emerald Isle Mile

Thanks to work being crazy, I am WAAAAY behind on life, so writing race recaps just hasn’t happened. BUT these are my favorite kind of posts so better late than never?! As I have mentioned before, I am treating this spring … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 12: Shamrock Shuffle

8 weeks out from Bayshore. Another race week! I don’t even mind cutting back mileage if it means preparing to race on the weekend. I don’t think I raced as many times all of last year as I have so … Continue reading

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