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13.1 done and done!   Yesterday I ran the ODDyssey Half Marathon through Fairmount Park in Philadelphia.  As I mentioned in my previous post, I didn’t end up achieving my goal of a sub-2 hour half.  I’m not going to lie – I was pretty bummed about that.  But I know I gave it my [...]

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At 7am tomorrow morning, I’ll be taking off among a sea (pond?) of 800 people at the ODDyssey Half Marathon in Philadelphia’s Fairmont Park alongside Leslie and possibly a few other Philly bloggers.  Originally, I was planning on setting a time goal of under 2 hours – and my last training run proved to me [...]

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I’ve been in NY for the past two nights to take advantage of this short week between my spring and summer semesters.  Philly is certainly growing on me – and I can’t wait to explore some more – but New York will always hold a special place in my heart.  I visited the farmers’ market [...]

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In about two hours, I’ll be up in Central Park running around the 6 mile loop twice to complete my last long run before the half next Saturday.  While the last long run before a race probably won’t help much with endurance, I mentally need it to know I can get to the finish line.  [...]

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As part of my training plan for the ODDyssey Half Marathon, which I am running in two weeks, I ran a relaxing 11 miles around the Kelly Drive loop in Philadelphia today.  It was my first time running the entire loop, which spans from the Art Museum all the way to Falls Bridge.  I ran [...]

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