Tag Archives: running Belle Creek

Easy Does It- A Word About Running by Jennifer Prestwich your REALTOR®

September 1, 2011

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Running too hard on your “easy” days? Guilty as charged!  When I am consulting with my training schedule, I tend to look at my easy days and think “that slow?  You’ve gotta be kidding….” But as our friends at Runner’s World remind us, easy days are as essential as speedwork and hills for optimum performance when it […]

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My Top 3: Running with Jennifer Prestwich Your Belle Creek and Dunes Park REALTOR

May 2, 2011

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        My Top 3: Running with Jennifer Prestwich Your Belle Creek and Dunes Park REALTOR Just this morning, Parade Magazine (supplement to the Denver Post) published its America by the Numbers article.  Guess who was right smack there in the first part of the article?  Colorado! Seems Coloradans enjoy 2 of the top […]

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Avoid Hitting The Wall

November 1, 2009

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Avoid Hitting The Wall. Avoid Hitting The Wall I’ve heard of Hitting the Wall (now more commonly known as Bonking) so many times it has become cliche. You run until your body just gives out, anecdotally in mile 25 of a marathon, just when you are about to make the final push. Or sometimes right […]

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Did It!

October 22, 2009

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4:30 came awfully early on Sunday.  http://www.asiorders.com/view_user_photo.asp?R3B8Y-JBJ2M-JWC2Q-X8FTG-WVT8T EVENTID=57254&PWD=&ID=75421287&FROM=photos&BIB=4260. The Denver Marathon started at 7am.  Sharp.  That’s what the email read, that’s what the program reminded us.  They also requested that runners be there 90 minutes before race time, although I suspect that they were doing this in the same spirit that my dad was when […]

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It IS a Marathon

October 20, 2009

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So, when I embarked on this, I was full of sass.  I’ve been running quite a bit and I was now going to train, officially, for a half-marathon.  Over the past 14 weeks, I’ve learned a lot about life in general through my many hours of training.  Do I need to say I’ve learned a […]

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It’s Not a Sprint, It’s a (Half) Marthon, Part 2

October 16, 2009

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Every summer, I go to visit my dad in Wisconsin.  He’s retired and he spends summers in northern Wisconsin on a lake.  My family has been going up to that same area since the 1920s.  It’s a lush, verdant wooded paradise on a small chain of lakes that very few people outside of our circle […]

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