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.

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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Bayshore Week 5: Ragnar Florida Keys

15 weeks out from Bayshore. The majority of this week was geared toward preparing to run my 4th relay on the weekend. I will have a recap of the relay soon, but for now, I will just say – the … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 4: Keystone Running

16 weeks out from Bayshore. I knew going into this week that it would be a little tricky to get all the miles and workouts in since I would be snowboarding in Keystone during the second half of the week. But … Continue reading

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Bayshore Week 3: Miles, Yoga & A Thief

17 weeks out from Bayshore. From a pure running and workouts standpoint, the week went pretty well…although my  legs were pretty dead by the end of the week. To be expected as I increase mileage a bit. But (in case … Continue reading

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