“These are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” The Crisis, Thomas Payne, December 1776 • I heard the north wind in the middle of the night. It was no better in the daylight—22mph sustained, with gusts over 30mph. I remembered @coa@hmkfleming advice about workouts in the wind—“Does the wind care if it’s race day? HELL NO!” So I planned a mostly east-west route and stepped out the door. • 17 miles; 10 @ GMP of 8:30-8:40; actual 8:37/8:34/8:44/8:35/8:35/8:14/8:21/8:24/8:23/8:33 • And just like that, the hardest long run workout of my running career is in the books. Boom 💥 Bring on peak week! • • #sfwr #BAMR #motherrunner #allsznrunner #run4prs #teamrun4prs #runrevel #revelmtcharleston #revelmtcharlestontraining #runstreak #day478 #thisis40 #ro3.0 #gfgpsd #greatfacesgreatpaces #runnersofinstagram #womensrunningcommunity #oisellevolle #oisellevollenesd
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Add iceberg hurdling to our list of talents! 😳 Despite the challenges, today’s run was a 🦄—amazing ladies and gorgeous morning. We deserve it after this awful winter!! ❤️ #sfwr #BRFs #BAMRs #motherrunner #allsznrunner #run4prs #teamrun4prs #runrevel #revelmtcharleston #revelmtcharlestontraining #runstreak #day464 #thisis40 #ro3.0 #gfgpsd #greatfacesgreatpaces #runnersofinstagram #womensrunningcommunity #oisellevolle #oisellevollenesd
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It’s Ash Wednesday, and this year Lent coincides with the peak of my training. Proper fuel is critical—like these spicy tuna cakes from @nomnompaleo Paired with greens dressed in EVOO/lemon juice, this meal is not only delish, it’s filling and full of micronutrients to help aid recovery. Those will come in handy in the next few days—33 total miles on the docket! 😳 • • • #runnernotrunning #runnerfuel #eatrealfood #whole30 #foodfreedomforever #nomnompaleo #sfwr #BAMR #motherrunner #run4prs #teamrun4prs #runrevel #revelmtcharleston #revelmtcharlestontraining #thisis40 #ro3.0 #gfgpsd #greatfacesgreatpaces #runnersofinstagram #womensrunningcommunity #oisellevolle #oisellevollenesd
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Second treadmill “rolling hills” 🙄 workout in 24 hours led to my new TM past time: creating playlists. And this song came on a half mile into a 2 mile climb #impeccabletiming #applemusicFTW Thanks @mileycyrus for today’s mantra and a great way to start this week of training: Ain't about how fast I get there. Ain't about what's waitin on the other side. It's the climb. #nevermissamonday • • • #sfwr #BAMR #motherrunner #allsznrunner #run4prs #teamrun4prs #runrevel #revelmtcharleston #revelmtcharlestontraining #runstreak #day451 #thisis40 #ro3.0 #gfgpsd #greatfacesgreatpaces #runnersofinstagram #womensrunningcommunity #oisellevolle #oisellevollenesd
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7 easy miles on the treadmill, followed by 1 outside in windchill of -27 because #run#runstreak 🥶 Total of 47 miles this week. Even bigger mileage coming up in the next few weeks, so if Mother Nature could lighten up and Old Man Winter would GTFO, that would be awesome 😬 • • • #sfwr #BAMR #motherrunner #allsznrunner #run4prs #teamrun4prs #runrevel #revelmtcharleston #revelmtcharlestontraining #runstreak #day450 #thisis40 #ro3.0 #gfgpsd #greatfacesgreatpaces #runnersofinstagram #womensrunningcommunity #oisellevolle #oisellevollenesd
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This long run was cursed from the get go. Moved it up to avoid yet another polar vortex. Slept 4 hours last night due to sick kid and our never ending fallout from the 1st polar vortex. And then ... snow. Not a dusting, not a couple inches, FOUR. #nofilter There’s nowhere to run from winter—literally and figuratively. I made it 12 of my planned 16 miles before crying uncle. Every inch of my body hurts, especially my feet and Achilles. All I want to do is soak in an epsom salt bath ... oh yeah, I don’t have a bathtub and won’t for the foreseeable future. I’m gonna give myself the rest of the day to sulk, and then turn the page. I did what I could with the hand I was dealt. End of story. • • • #sfwr #BAMR #motherrunner #allsznrunner #run4prs #teamrun4prs #runrevel #revelmtcharleston #revelmtcharlestontraining #runstreak #day448 #thisis40 #ro3.0 #gfgpsd #greatfacesgreatpaces #runnersofinstagram #womensrunningcommunity #oisellevolle #oisellevollenesd
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When the road surface is whiter than your shoes 😳 #nofilter I haven’t felt the best the last couple of days, and I was nervous about my long run. The 2.5 inches of fresh snow gave me yet another reason to slow down and take it easy. Turned on an audio book, put one foot in front of the other, and before I knew it, 14 solo miles were done. It wasn’t fast, but I’m proud to put those miles in the bank, especially considering the conditions! 🙌🏻 • • • #sfwr #BAMR #motherrunner #allsznrunner #run4prs #teamrun4prs #runrevel #revelmtcharleston #revelmtcharlestontraining #runstreak #day442 #thisis40 #ro3.0 #gfgpsd #greatfacesgreatpaces #runnersofinstagram #womensrunningcommunity #oisellevolle #oisellevollenesd
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10 miles solo and 7 with these lovely ladies! Negative windchills to start, but positive at the end #itsthelittlethings 17 miles stronger and that’s what matters! 💪🏻 • • • #sfwr #BAMRs #BRFs #bettertogether #motherrunners #allsznrunner #run4prs #teamrun4prs #runrevel #revelmtcharleston #revelmtcharlestontraining #runstreak #day435 #thisis40 #ro3.0 #gfgpsd #greatfacesgreatpaces #runnersofinstagram #womensrunningcommunity #oisellevolle #oisellevollenesd
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