Monthly Archives: July 2015

Twilighters – Rockville and Crystal City

My summer racing season has come to an end.  I ran two races at the end of July – the Rockville Twilighter 8K and the Crystal City Twilighter 5K. Scroll all the way down to the end of the post … Continue reading

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Finding a New Running Shoe

Before any given run, I spend a little bit of mental energy thinking about a few things – what to eat or drink, what the weather is like, what to wear, where to run, what pace I should target…  This … Continue reading

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Adjusting to Hansons

I haven’t officially started training for the 2015 California International Marathon training (that will start July 26th) but once I decided to use the Hansons Marathon Method, I thought it might be a good idea to read the plan more … Continue reading

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Freedom Four Miler and Firecracker 5K

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. I ran two races this week!  I was already planning to run the Firecracker 5K on the Fourth of July.  But, at the last minute, … Continue reading

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Choosing My Fall 2015 Marathon Training Plan

For the past three years, my goal fall marathon was either the New York City Marathon (“NYCM”) or Marine Corps Marathon (“MCM”).  Training for a marathon in the heat and humidity of Washington, D.C. was miserable.  Runs that started comfortable … Continue reading

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