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  1. Katie @ Peace Love & Oats
    March 31, 2012

    That’s an amazing pace! Also, something I thought of, you could have filled your water bottle from the sinks in the walmart bathroom if the fountain wasn’t working!
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  2. Emily @ The Swallow Flies
    March 31, 2012

    I am so impressed that you ran 19 miles on your own. Whenever I’ve had long runs, I’ve always been with a group, which makes it much easier to entertain myself. I find it difficult (and a lot less motivating) to be alone. Kudos to you! And now, have a blast at the beach!
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  3. Army Amy*
    March 31, 2012

    Way to go! 19 miles solo is hardcore! I think it helps to break down really long runs into little chunks like that. If I think about the full distance, I get overwhelmed.*
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  4. Angela @ Happy Fit Mama
    March 31, 2012

    Awesome job! I get in the mind frame of the faster you run the sooner you’ll be done and that works great. For some reason I’ve never boinked!

    How do you like Shot Bloks? I tried them for the first time a couple of weeks ago and the tummy was not happy!

    Enjoy the beach! After 19 miles you deserve to veg!
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  5. Michelle
    March 31, 2012

    WOW! So impressive. I just started my marathon training and I really want to bang out the big runs early, but I am always questioning whether it is too dark outside that early. Any tips? Do you wear reflective gear or something?

    • Meghann
      March 31, 2012

      I have a headlight that I wear. I also run with my phone and have reflective strips on my shoes. All of the roads I run on have sidewalks, if they didn’t I’m not sure if I would feel safe running on them in the dark.

  6. Becca
    March 31, 2012

    Wow! Way to go :) that sounds like a fantastic run! Now you get to go and relax at the beach. The smoothie you made sounds delicious. Have a great time relaxing in the sunshine!!
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  7. Socal Rachel
    March 31, 2012

    Great job rock star! Wish I had the motivation to get my runs out of the way that early. I’m still waiting for some sun before I do 9 miles this morning.
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  8. Rachel
    March 31, 2012

    Have fun at the beach. The food trucks & I will miss you downtown. :)

  9. Hollie
    March 31, 2012

    Amazing! You’re such an inspiration! I’ve been following you since February when I started trying to blog and started trying to run.
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  10. Carrie
    March 31, 2012

    Wow, that’s awesome!
    I also like to eat before I shower. My husband thinks it’s disgusting but whatever, I am SO HUNGRY.
    Hope you had a great day at the beach, you certainly deserve it after that run.
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  11. Lindsay
    March 31, 2012

    That sounds like an awesome run! Your right, us runners are a special breed ;) great job on the 19miles! I’m right there with you post run going right to FOOD .. Everything else can wait :)

  12. Kristen @ notsodomesticated
    March 31, 2012

    Congrats on another awesome run!! 19 miles is nooo joke!! I did 8 this morning and I was done-zo by the end … it was an off day! But at least I still did it! :)
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  13. Kaitlyn @ Pain Can Be Fun
    March 31, 2012

    CONGRATS on the awesome run! What a way to start your day :) Enjoy the beach!
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  14. chelsey @ clean eating chelsey
    March 31, 2012

    Nice job!
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  15. Sneakers2Sandals
    March 31, 2012

    This post is too cute! I love the purple running top, you look so cute and happy after your run, I see no sweaty messes :)

    I can’t get over how cute Maddie is.
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  16. Serena
    March 31, 2012

    Great Run!
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  17. Sana
    March 31, 2012

    Have a great time at the beach :)
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  18. Megan @ RunningAimlessly.com
    March 31, 2012

    Nice!!! It’s great to have your run out of the way early in the day. Now if I could only summon the energy to run 10 miles… and it’s almost noon :P
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  19. Kat @ Balance & Spice
    March 31, 2012

    19 miles – that’s fantastic! I’m just starting to train for a half-marathon in August, and our “long run” of the day was 2 miles. Still, feels great to be training for something and putting feet on the pavement.
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    • Meghann
      March 31, 2012

      I remember when my long runs were 2 miles :) Good luck with training!

  20. allpointswhole
    March 31, 2012

    Great, great job!!

  21. Debra
    March 31, 2012

    You are my idol. I started running last July. I hope to be running 19 miles one day. I am doing a 7 mile long run this evening. Even at only 7 miles I won’t be able to keep your pace…..baby steps. :)

  22. Lindsay @ Running the Windy City
    March 31, 2012

    Great run!! I usually do mini loops (or smaller loops surrounded by bigger loops for variation) to get the distance in too. I think it’s much harder mentally to run loops too because you’re constantly approaching you’re stopping point. It makes for good mental training for marathoning :)

    Enjoy the beach!
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  23. Niki@justrunninwithit
    March 31, 2012

    Congrats on the 19 miler, I’m too scared to sign up for the Flying Pig Marathon because of the hills! I wish I was running a spring marathon, miss training for something! Enjoy the breach it’s raining and cold here in good ole ny
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  24. Hillary
    March 31, 2012

    Gurrrl, you are a rockstar. Enjoy the beach; you earned it!
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  25. Christie
    March 31, 2012

    What an awesome pace for such a long run! You have amazing motivation :)

    Have a fabulous day at the beach!
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  26. Part Time House Wife
    March 31, 2012

    I’m jealous of your motivation… I had it all summer last year… this spring not so much. I barely made it through an hour of yoga today! lol
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  27. Laura
    March 31, 2012

    Great run!! I ran 18 this AM and had my oatmeal after as well……but no beaches around here in the Northeast! Jealous! Have a great day

  28. Beka
    March 31, 2012

    Awesome job!! I really like that purple top!

  29. Emily
    March 31, 2012

    That top is super cute, it it one of those Moving Comfort one-piece dealys?

    Is this your longest run on your plan, or are you doing a 20+ miler?
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    • Meghann
      March 31, 2012

      It’s a Champion top from Target. I have it in every color – LOVE it!

      • Caitlin @ Chasing A Mile
        April 1, 2012

        I love that top too! I am going to go check out Target!
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    • Meghann
      March 31, 2012

      Oh! And I have 21 miles to run in two weeks! :)

  30. Theodora
    March 31, 2012

    What an awesome pace!
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  31. Annette @ EnjoyYourHealthyLife
    March 31, 2012

    Nice job on the 19 miles by yourself! That is totally impressive for sure!
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  32. Caitlin @ This Bride’s Joyride
    March 31, 2012

    Amazing pace and amazing motivation to get out and run 19 miles at 5am! I woke up to run and heard the cold windy rain and went right back to bed…

  33. Cait’s Plate
    March 31, 2012

    Way to go lady!! No better way to kick off a Saturday!
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  34. Cindy @ Once Upon a Loaf
    March 31, 2012

    Awesome run!! Hopefully tomorrow will be a smooth day on recovery if you keep yourself mobile. :) I am down here in FL this week, myself and am looking at 20 in the morning — I think I might do some road, some beach but my first 8-miler this morning was pretty warm. I kinda got spanked. Oh, well, still looking forward to it in the morning! Hope you had a great beach day!

  35. BroccoliHut
    March 31, 2012

    Major congrats, girl! I loved reading your mini-goals to get through the distance–that’s such a great strategy!
    PS Love your cute snowflake breakfast set :)
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  36. Shannon
    March 31, 2012

    Great dedication!!! Not only is running 19 miles daunting, but waking up at 5am is definitely an accomplishment! Go Meghann!
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  37. Tasha – The Clean Eating Mama
    April 1, 2012

    Holy crap! You are pretty much a rockstar!!! Way to go on the mileage!

  38. Karen
    April 1, 2012

    great job on the 19 miles solo…I checked 7 off which is the longest ever for me and am working my way up to a half in May, I can’t imagine 19 solo!
    Also where did you get that pinkish tank top…I love that it’s not tight around the torso and am always on the hunt for that style

    • Meghann
      April 1, 2012

      It’s Champion brand from Target. I have it in 4 colors – LOVE it :)

  39. Coco
    April 1, 2012

    Sweet! Great job! I need to eat as soon as I’m done with a workout for sure- need to feed those ripped out muscles!
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  40. Emily N
    April 2, 2012

    Great job getting your 19 in! What is your pace goal overall for the Pig? I am sure you have posted it, but I cannot remember.
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    • Meghann
      April 2, 2012

      My goal pace for Flying Pig is 8:55 min/mi. <– eeekkk

  41. SpaceySteph
    April 4, 2012

    Florida raised, live in Texas now. I didn’t really start running outside until I moved to Texas, but on a recent trip back home I ran near my parents house and stopped into Publix for a bathroom and water break. My boyfriend thought I was crazy. So awesome. Yet another of my long list of reasons that Publix is the best grocery store ever.
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