Monthly Archives: February 2016

2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 10

Confident in my endurance when Sunday’s long run wasn’t completely miserable, I started layering faster miles into my workouts this week.  I’ve been trying to go to bed earlier to get more sleep and that seemed to help my training.  … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 9

A grueling week!  I relied on the treadmill and my new Yaktrax to deal with bad weather on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.  It was so miserable that I was thrilled with 32 degree temperatures and heavy rain one day!  But, the … Continue reading

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Doubles: Why and How I Run Twice-a-Day

“Why on earth would I want to run twice a day when I can just run once a day?” This must have been what I thought when I first read about running twice-a-day (also known as running a “double” or … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 8

I thought endurance was missing in my last marathon cycle so I’ve been trying to run long and slow for my long runs.  I started the week with a 22 miler and mid-week ran 14 miler.  But, this was a … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 7

I started the week with an absolutely brutal long run through a lot of snow packed rail-trails and ended the week with a hill repeat workout on dead legs.  Yay!  During both, I reminded myself I’m a Boston Marathoner and … Continue reading

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