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Bekah

Massachusetts 02740
Pure and simple my blog, Runtrackmind, is about my tales of running, eating clean, choosing natural alternatives and the daily lessons learned along the way.
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Getting Ready: Marathon Monday by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My last week of marathon training was full of nice easy runs…. Monday:  4 mi – 35min -8:45 pace:  What is wrong with my Garmin…again not working! Ugh! I think my di ... Read on »
Repeat Week by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running At this point in my training I felt my only option was to repeat last week’s plan.  And I couldn’t be happier even though I missed a 6 miler.  It made me feel stronger and ... Read on »
Finishing Touches by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Coming off a step back mileage week, not of choice but out of necessity, I felt this week’s training allowed me to put some of those finishing touches on my trainin ... Read on »
Staying Positive by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ok, so the last few weeks of training have been difficult to say the least.  Started with the blister, next came the buttocks/hamstring pain and just when that calmed down ... Read on »
I’m What? by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Three days ago I turned, gulp, 40 years old.  Very hard to believe that another decade has passed.  Funny thing is I had an extremely difficult time turning 30, but I am h ... Read on »
Back Away From The Edge by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It is hard to make changes to your body without a little discomfort and when you push it to far injury is the end result.  Over the past 11+ years I’ve experienced a few i ... Read on »
Making Up by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I don’t know how many times I’ve read or have been told that you should not try to make up missed mileage during training.  My brain understands that in the scheme of the ... Read on »
A First And A Last by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today I ran my first race of 2012 and my last as a 30-something runner.  I will be turning 40 three days before my next race.  Eek! That is so hard to think about, ... Read on »
What Now? by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ever have this question haunt you?  It has been following me for about a week now.  I received good news about some medical test results, both of which came back normal.  ... Read on »
Half Way There by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Completing week 9 out of an 18 week training schedule has me half way to Hopkinton.  Eek! Of course I would be lying if I said I was not going to be nervous come race day, ... Read on »
Another Week Gone by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Another week is gone.  Gone in a flash.  Gone and I am not sure where the time went.  And even worse, I feel like I have nothing to show for it.  Does this ever happen to ... Read on »
The Slow Gain by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I had a less than successful visit with my health coach this week.  Don’t get me wrong it had nothing to do with Greg, he was motivating and encouraging as ever, it was al ... Read on »
Dark Day of Winter by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Our New England weather as been mild to say the least.  Until Friday that is.  We got about an inch on Friday, but it had stopped before my morning run leaving me a nice s ... Read on »
An Olympic Boost by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It has been a hectic week.  I’ve been feeling the pressure of work which makes me a little less focused on training.  I finished the week mentally drained.  For me running ... Read on »
1096 Miles by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran just over 1,000 miles in 2011.  This is about 200 miles short of last year, so I am hoping for a bigger number in 2012.     Keeping Pace: Boston T ... Read on »
Bullseye by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running   Sometimes the little victories mean the most. I’ve struggled with my speed work and marathon pace workouts but this morning I hit my mark.  And I could not be happ ... Read on »
A Rear View Mirror Reflection by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 2011 is now in the rear view mirror. There have been year end review shows, lists of the best of and the worst of, top headlines, and even the best songs of the year ... Read on »
Resolutions or Purging? by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Happy New Year! Welcome 2012 Yesterday I spent a few hours purging our bedroom closets. After 2 trash bags and 3 bags for donation I felt lighter, more free, accomplis ... Read on »
Home For The Holidays Virtual 10K by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The other day on DailyMile I ran across a group having a spirited virtual 10K and I thought it would be fun to participate.  You can check out all the details with Stephan ... Read on »
Happy Christmas Eve by Bekah Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running   One of my favorite Christmas songs. Play: Mary, Did You Know Sometimes I catch myself thinking, where did the year go?  Can it really be Christmas Eve? ... Read on »