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 10 & 11: Emerald Isle Mile & England

9 & 10 weeks out from Bayshore. Halfway! Life has been crazy and all consuming lately, so I got way behind on my recaps. So this is a combined recap for weeks 10 & 11. Week 10 was a major … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 9: Six

11 weeks out from Bayshore. I would like to say that March came in with warmer temps, but until the weekend came around, the thermometer wasn’t budging much. But when the warm temps came in, they REALLY came in! Saturday … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 8: Greenville

12 weeks out from Bayshore. Overall this was a cutback week after last weekend’s 5k. I only ran 4 times making the mileage lower than in the last several weeks, but Saturday’s long run was a solid workout to cap … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Chaser 5k Race Recap

I will try not to make this a long one. It was only a 5k, afterall. In late January, Coach and I were emailing/texting about my race schedule for the spring. He said he wanted me to do a 5k … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 7: Mardi Gras Chaser 5k

13 weeks out from Bayshore. When this week started, I wasn’t positive that I would be racing on Saturday, but Coach altered things mid-week to give me a little rest before Saturday’s hard effort. My legs felt pretty good going … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 6: Recovery

14 weeks out from Bayshore. After running 24 miles at Ragnar, Coach set this up as a recovery week. I am glad he did because I think those miles took more out of me than I initially thought they did. … Continue reading

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Ragnar Florida Keys: Take 2

I had a bone to pick with this relay. When I ran here 2 years ago, I had a tough go of it. The heat destroyed me and the running part wasn’t any fun. In my opinion, relays are ALL … Continue reading

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