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Gearing Up for Racing Season

New Blog Post from Ambassador Courtney about Gearing up for Racing Season!
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The Runner’s High

New Blog Post from Ambassador Alisyn!
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Chasing the Finish Line

New Blog Post from Ambassador Kelsey!
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Recovery: Time Well Spent

New Blog Post from Ambassador Paulette!
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LA/SF CHALLENGE : Medal Earned

New Blog Post from Ambassador Christopher!
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Keeping Fit on the Fly

New Blog Post from Ambassador Courtney!
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Spring in Your Step!

New Blog Post from Ambassador Janey!
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Running Under the Radar

New Blog Post from Ambassador Albert!
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No Excuses Run Like a Champion

New Blog Post from Ambassador Heather!
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LA/SF Challenge Training Update!

13 days until the Asics LA Marathon. For many this March 17 marathon is the first step of the LA/SF Challenge. The final weeks going into a marathon can be filled with both excitement and anxiety. For me as I approach my 12th marathon, the feeling of excitement is the same or in fact for this time around I am more excited to toe the line than ever. Going into the final week of training before a taper week our minds can start to play interesting games with us. We begin to wonder things like: Is my goal achievable? Did I do everything I had to? I hope that I am able to run as well as I have been training.

One thing that I have learned through the course of training and running especially since my last marathon experience in December, 2012 at the California International Marathon is that we can only worry or put our energy into things that we can control. Back in December, I worried so much about the weather conditions in Sacramento that I lost complete focus of the weeks of training I had put into preparing for the 26.2-mile event. The torrential downpour and strong winds that tested the runners the morning of the race, was in fact something I couldn’t control, yet gave me a lot to worry about taking away from the energy I could have put into something else that I could have benefited me in the race.

Over the last 12 weeks I have logged the miles, I have started looking at the course map. I have prepared myself as much as I could from a training standpoint. Now with 13 days remaining, there are a […]

By |March 4th, 2013|Categories: Latest News||Comments Off on LA/SF Challenge Training Update!