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Diane’s Omaha 5K Training | Post Race Recap

Posted on September 28, 2015 by Staff No Comments

We did it! The low key training and rest paid off and I was 2nd in my age group for the 5k! No issues with my ankle except while running on the slight incline the first mile. I loved running in the park at the finish! My son-in-law placed 4th in his age group! Not [...]

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Tera’s Omaha Marathon Training | Post Race Recap

Posted on September 28, 2015 by Staff No Comments

I DID IT!!!! I cannot believe I actually finished a half marathon! I wish I could put in to words what it felt like to cross that finish line.  The last week of training I really started to doubt whether or not I could do it. I felt like I was too slow and I [...]

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Brian’s Omaha Marathon Training | Post Race Recap

Posted on September 28, 2015 by Staff No Comments

Hi everyone. It’s been almost a week since the race so the exhilaration has diminished a bit, which might help me to be more objective as I write the final blog. THE OMAHA MARATHON:  The event was first class all the way. The route was beautiful. I was able to see parts of Omaha I [...]

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Diane’s Omaha 5k Training | Week 7

Posted on September 16, 2015 by Staff No Comments

I had another great week of training with minimal issues regarding my achilles. I had 3 strong runs of 3.5 miles each and recovery was quick after each run. My grandsons were in town over the weekend so they practiced cheering me at the finish line! Those 4 boys and my grand daughter are my [...]

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Tera’s Omaha Half Marathon Training | Week 7

Posted on September 16, 2015 by Staff No Comments

Training Week 7: Monday: Rest Tuesday: 4 miles Wednesday: Active Rest Thursday: 3miles/walk 1 Friday: Active Rest Saturday: 10 miles Sunday: Cross Train I seriously cannot believe that the marathon is one week away! I’m just praying that my nerves don’t get the best of me this next week.  I am nervous now, but I [...]

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Brian’s Omaha Marathon Training | Week 7

Posted on September 16, 2015 by Staff No Comments

Tapering is a nightmare. I look forward to the taper every time I train for a race. Then the final week gets here and I’m a wreck. It’s very difficult to resist the urge for one last long one…..just to be sure I’m ready. What makes it worse is that some new aches and pains [...]

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Diane’s Omaha 5K Training | Week 6

Posted on September 9, 2015 by Staff No Comments

The past week of training has been the best yet. My mileage went well at 3 miles for each run and I felt very good on cross training days. I did some trail running with hills and the incline did spark some discontent but no lasting aches after the run. Very humid weather made me [...]

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Tera’s Omaha Half Marathon Training | Week 6

Posted on September 9, 2015 by Staff No Comments

Training Week 6 Monday: Rest Tuesday: 4 miles Wednesday: Active Rest (biking) Thursday: 4 miles Friday: Active Rest (swimming) Saturday: 9 miles Sunday: Cross Training (weight/strength training) I can’t believe three are only two weeks of training left! I am so ready for race weekend. I had a great week of training, and even had [...]

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Brian’s Omaha Marathon Training | Week 6

Posted on September 9, 2015 by Staff No Comments

DAY OFF. This is a fairly strange concept for a person trying to prepare for 26.1. I did take Labor Day off to spend with my wife and baby at the Lied Lodge in Nebraska City. This is the first day I haven’t done any cardio in at least a year. However, this is the [...]

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Diane’s Omaha 5K Training – Week 5

Posted on September 1, 2015 by Staff No Comments

It was a slow start to the week but I completed a 1, 2 and 3 mile run without any setback! I cross trained with some biking,swimming and weightlifting.  I also have been much better stretching this week by adding a short 10 min yoga DVD to my morning routine. I had a gait analysis [...]

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