Monthly Archives: January 2016

2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 6

The mid-Atlantic was hit by a snow storm last Friday through Sunday.  The roads and trails were snow and ice covered for days after.  For this training week, I took Sunday and Monday off.  By Tuesday, I drove to my … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 5

I came off a recovery week that ended the base building phase of my training for the Boston Marathon.  I embraced the adaptive training philosophy and departed from the back-of-the-book schedule in Hudson book and created my own plan for … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 4

A recovery week!  It was fantastic having a week of relative low mileage.  I actually took today off.  I didn’t sleep well a few nights, though, so it wasn’t as restful as it could have been.  Still, by mid-week, I … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 3

Winter made an abrupt appearance on Tuesday with air temperatures in the teens and 20s.  I did my interval workout on the treadmill.  By mid-week, the temperatures were back to normal.  Running-wise, I went back to the basics and tried … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 2

I’m trying to gradually build mileage even though my body is still trying to recover from the California International Marathon.  Generally, I feel pretty good.  I’ve been wearing a heart rate monitor during my runs to keep my easy paces … Continue reading

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2015 Fairfax Four Miler

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Training I ran the California International Marathon three and a half weeks ago.  I took two weeks off and then started training for the Boston … Continue reading

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2015 Year in Review

Most Memorable Races Ragnar Cape Cod.  The camaraderie I have with this group of women is so special to me.  And, we’re still asking one another, “Do you want a salt pill?” The Boston Marathon.  The hills did not defeat … Continue reading

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