2011 marathon – help me decide which one

So, I’d like to run a marathon this year. And I guess that means I should decide which one! Stipulations: Don’t want to do one anytime in the next few months. I’m training using P90x right now, and I’m really enjoying working out indoors given the current weather outside (brrr!). I also have a decision…

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Miles daily eventually = miles yearly

So, I used to post on Facebook and Twitter every time I would work out. And then I decided that was just obnoxious. So I try to save those workout posts only for something special, and I’ve moved my daily workout ramblings over to Daily Mile, where everyone is allowed to talk about their workouts…

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At least it didn’t take me this long to cross the finish line

So, I ran a little marathon about a month and a half ago. And I have not forgotten about writing about it. I have been putting it off because I’ve felt really busy and like I don’t have the time to devote to it that I need. And I was hoping to get Jeff’s photos…

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It’s all about what you’re wearing. Oh, and penis jokes = still funny.

Race number, check. —— T-shirt, check. Complain about T-shirt not being girly enough, check. —- Obtain sufficiently girly race gear, check. —- Laugh like a teenager at part of the race course, check.

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This is my costume. Now give me the damn candy!

Music to marathon to: Halloween costume to run to: What happens after I visit the mall and Claire’s Boutique has a 50 percent off sale on all of their Halloween gear: What happens to my outfit after I ask my awesome, clever blog readers for help: I loved everyone’s suggestions – so I used them…

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Run Forest run!

Want to watch me run like the wind or crawl like a baby on Sunday? Here’s what you need to know: My bib number: 27806 My name/age (not sure if you’ll need this but just in case): Melissa Oyler / 32 For $1.99, if you have an iPhone or a Droid, you can follow me…

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My Halloween costume this year: Sweaty Runner

So, I’ve finally decided what I’m going to wear on Sunday. Not super-original, but I grabbed an orange T-shirt from Target for $3. And some knee high socks that are orange and white with skulls. Coupled with my black running skirt from last year’s race (for good luck!), and I have my outfit. I was…

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26.2 or bust

I haven’t been giving a play-by-play of this year’s marathon training. Some of you are likely thanking me for that one. The truth is, I haven’t really been giving myself a play-by-play either. My runs this year haven’t been as significant as those last year. Running 15, 18, 20 miles still feels accomplished but I’m…

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All is right with the world if only I could sweat in my headphones

Here’s how I spent my time last week: 53 miles. All on my feet. So, I don’t have much to talk about other than running! (That screen shot is from Daily Mile; come friend me over there if you haven’t already.) So, that said, here are a few thoughts about running: = Does anyone have a…

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Yes, I’m still running

Marine Corps Marathon is a month and a half away, and I’ve been a lot quieter this year about training. But it’s going. Going well? I hope so. The past couple of weeks things fell apart due to a sore knee, followed by a cold, followed by some barefoot running that resulted in blisters. But…

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