Archive for April, 2010

Last week’s training

MissyFoy -

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 Training went well last week even though I was pretty swamped with dissertation work and other stuff.  I just had to get up really early and/or go to bed pretty late in order to get things in.  I guess that’s the way it goes sometimes.  It also gets difficult to get […]

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Differences between marathons and ultramarathons

MissyFoy -

Saturday, April 24, 2010 Once you get up to the marathon, how much different is it to go beyond that?  The marathon used to be billed as the big mountain to tackle in running.  If you could cover 26.2 miles, you had done it all.  Now, however, people run marathons all the time.  In fact, […]

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Running all day long

MissyFoy -

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 I ran somewhere between 48 and 50 miles for my long run last week.  It took me 6:30:09 of running time plus the extra time for the more extensive checking of blood sugars and stuff that I do during practice.  So, I ran all day, basically.  There are some really interesting […]

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How does diabetes affect racing? And … how does racing affect diabetes?

MissyFoy -

Friday, April 9, 2010 This topic comes up from time to time among those of us who are both diabetic and active.  We get things figured out for our regular routines and everything generally works fine.  There are those occassional unexplained highs or lows, but things generally stay kind of stable as long as we […]

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Feeling Recovered

MissyFoy -

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 Here’s a photo of Serge, me, and Jill on the day before the Umstead race.  At least I feel recovered now from my bonk at Umstead.  I’m still a little irritated with myself for making a mistake like that – I’ve been doing this long enough that I should know better […]

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