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About melissaupandrunning

I'm a happily married mother of two who is completely obsessed with running!

Dropping weight.

Ever since I began running last year, I have struggled with long term goals. I don’t know where I want to go with my running “career.” I’m just not sure where to draw the line. I also like to eat, … Continue reading

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Moving the blog.

I’ve decided to move over from blogger. I like the layouts better at wordpress. I think I’m going to be going through a learning curve with this site as it seems much more intricate and customizable (is that a word?) … Continue reading

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>New PRs!

>I fell off the posting wagon, but I’m back with good news and bad news. The good news is that I have 2 new PRs under my belt! I’ve been working on upping my mileage, and I think it’s been … Continue reading

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>Archibald Akalitus III

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>Action Sports International

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>Training

>Here’s my training plan for this week:Monday- easy 3 mile run, 45 minutes yogaTuesday- Workout 6A, Stage 1 NROLFWWednesday- 5 mile tempo runThursday- 2 easy miles, 25 minutes yoga, Workout 6B, Stage 1 NROLFWFriday- 45 minutes yogaSaturday- 10 milesSunday- rest … Continue reading

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>A Weight Lifted

>Literally. I had a weight lifted off of me on my 9 mile run this morning. I bought a cheapie fuel belt before my first half last year. It’s a New Balance that came with a small pocket and a … Continue reading

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>The human cough drop.

>I’ve been looking all over town for BioFreeze. I used a sample of it last year that came in my half marathon goodie bag. Why in the world do they give you samples of something you can’t easily and readily … Continue reading

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>Training schedule

>Here’s what my workouts look like this week:Monday- NROLFW Stage 1, Workout 5A, 20 minutes on the ellipticalTuesday- 2 easy miles, 45 minutes of yoga for runnersWednesday- 5 mile tempo runThursday- 2 mile easy run, NROLFW Stage 1, Workout 5BFriday- … Continue reading

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>10k results.

>So I finished my 10k with an instant PR since it was my first. My sweet baby girl ran the one mile fun run with a friend of ours. I was sad that I missed her first run since the … Continue reading

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