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Jessie’s Training: 81 Days to Go

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Workout: 6 miles (total) w/ 1 mile @ 5:48

I flew to Salt Lake City this morning to attend Outdoor Retailer, an endurance sports conference. Women’s Running’s parent company, Competitor Group Inc., exhibited at the show. One of the events we featured at our booth was Beat the Editors 1-Mile Treadmill Challenge. Treadmills were calibrated to simulate the mile of the Boston Marathon course that traverses Heartbreak Hill. In order to set a time to beat, I jumped on the treadmill straight off the plane. I was nervous about the altitude (Salt Lake is high) and the grade (hills, yikes!), but I ended up posting a faster mile than I thought: 5:48!