9610 total / 2052 in 2014

To maintain my Successfully Dysfunctional runner status. [PR's 5k-19:09, 5M- 32:15, 10k-41:20, Half-1:29:17, Full-3:13:28, 70.3-6:09]

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  • 11 miles
  • 02:12 time
  • 660 calories
  • 4 workouts
  • This Week time period


  1. RUN
    good Fall Running 4.3 mi 00:35 08:02 pace

    Easy miles around GVP. Enjoying the leaves falling and cooler temps, my kind of weather.

  2. FIT
    good Circuit weights & Abs 00:40

    Light weights high reps tonight. Felt good, gotta be better about doing this more often even when the weather is nice.

  3. FIT
    good Octane XT 3.7 mi 00:30 08:06 pace

    Elliptical and ESPN.

  4. RUN
    good shaking off the cobwebs 3.29 mi 00:27 08:17 pace

    First run since the marathon. I was good and promised I wouldn't until today, some days that was easier than others. Tonight I was rewarded with a beautiful sunset and peaceful evening. Just w... read more

  5. FIT
    good cross training 1.75 mi 00:15:00 08:34 pace

    Shaking legs out on elliptical. Only had 30 minutes for workout between jobs. So 15 on elliptical and 15 for core. I can't wait to run again next week!!

  6. FIT
    good core 00:15:00

    Stretching and core work. Short and sweet.

  7. First part of the marathon recap is up :) (post-race stuff will go up another day)-->

  8. FIT
    good abs and arms 00:20

    Light core and upper body workout to get the blood flowing.

  9. FIT
    good shake out 3.5 mi 00:30 08:34 pace

    Easy effort elliptical work. Shaking the gunk out of the legs. Feeling more like a human today than a post-marathon zombie.

  10. RUN
    good Rochester marathon 26.2 mi 03:12 07:19 pace

    So much to say about today but I'll save it for a blog post... Mainly because I currently have a few beers in me with more than 6% alcohol. Today was not 100% what I wanted but I will not be u... read more

    • Diane V.
      Diane V.

      Congratulations on your PR, Laura! 18-22 does not sound all!! I'm looking forward to hearing more, but for now, go rest those legs and enjoy those well-deserved beers! You rock!

      10 days ago Like

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    • Jeff D.
      Jeff D. Congrats

      Well done Laura! Super impressive PR! 4th overall female - that's insane! Hope you are recovering well.

      7 days ago

    • Barbara W.
      Barbara W.

      Unbelievable!! That's a terrific time!

      6 days ago Like

  11. RUN
    good citizens 3.2 mi 00:26 08:05 pace

    Jammed to citizens cope for a bit watching the sun come up over the river through the city. A few easy miles with 5x100m strides. TOMORROW.

  12. RUN
    good scramblin 5.81 mi 00:45 07:42 pace

    did not have much time between jobs but got this was easy miles with 4 quarter mile pickups mixed in. None of it felt awesome but I blame that on the 72 hours without carbs. I am really loo... read more

    • Luke S.
      Luke S.


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    • Norman M.
      Norman M.

      Carb depletion before carb loading; I definitely vouch for that process!

      12 days ago Like

    • Jamie D.
      Jamie D.

      Terrific pace on without carbs!! I am a total turtle when my carb intake is low. I have never done this carb depletion before carb loading. When you start carb loading - how many carbs a day do you aim for??

      12 days ago Like

  13. RUN
    good Taper Shuffle 4 mi 00:32 08:03 pace

    This was work. My legs did not want this pace. They wanted to go. I feel like a wind up toy right now. But I was good and stayed in the 8-8:20 range I was given. Looking forward to some 1/4 mile pi... read more

  14. RUN
    good MP Tempo 6 mi 00:44 07:22 pace

    Gorgeous afternoon for a run. Met up with a friend of mine Ben who is also running Rochester this weekend with very similar goal to mine. We chatted about pacing, strategy and general race stuff th... read more

  15. RUN
    good My Miles 10 mi 01:19 07:56 pace

    Last double digit run this morning. Went through mount hope as I did a good chunk of my training there. It was so peaceful and perfect this morning. Then went down to the river trail, and focused o... read more

    • Ty G. Nice Job
      Nice Job:

      Sounds awesome. You will do great.

      18 days ago

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    • Ellen

      Awesome last long run, happy race week!

      16 days ago Like

    • Mike C.
      Mike C.

      What an amazing training block have certainly put in the heavy lifting for this one and it is going to pay off big time.

      16 days ago Like

  16. RUN
    good oh sunny days 4.16 mi 00:33 07:59 pace

    Easy miles between jobs today. Weather was Absolutely beautiful down by the river. Had some ups and downs emotionally just really thinking hard- but ended feeling good and happy:) physically I feel... read more

  17. RUN
    good that's a wrap 12 mi 01:23 06:56 pace

    Well, that is the final long tempo of this training cycle. It wasn't perfect, it didn't feel amazing but I did it. No matter what happens in 11 days, I'm incredibly proud of the last... read more

  18. RUN
    good GVP & Corn Hill 6 mi 00:51 08:25 pace

    Easy miles after work with Blake. Legs feel good, which makes me feel better heading into tomorrows tempo. Last hard workout then truly embracing taper!

  19. RUN
    LeHigh (PA) 10.73 mi 01:45 09:45 pace

    5 miles solo (8-8:15 pace) running backwards on marathon course cheering. Then the rest was run/walk with my girl as she finished the marathon. Tough conditions today with heat and humidity. Still ... read more

  20. RUN
    good Last long haul 23.34 mi 03:07 08:00 pace

    This didn't go as planned but the effort was there. Would I have liked a better feeling final long run? Yes. Does today's run mean I can't PR in 16 days...nope.

    The good: friend Ch... read more