Monthly Archives: March 2016

2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 14

This week, I started the sharpening phase of my marathon training.  Sunday’s long run went well but took a lot out of me.  By Tuesday’s workout, I was still too tired to hit my goal paces no matter how hard … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 13

I had a sluggish start to the week as muscle soreness from Saturday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon hit me hard on Monday and Tuesday.  Adjusting to Daylight Savings Time was no picnic either.  I did the rare run commute … Continue reading

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2016 Rock n Roll DC Half Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue After completing the California International Marathon (CIM) in December, I started training for the 2016 Boston Marathon a month later.  The Rock ‘n’ Roll … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 12

Strong week!  I ran a 22 miler on Sunday and a ran two easy runs on Monday.  I had a rough interval workout on Tuesday and then cut-back my mileage in preparation for my first “tune up” race of this … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 11

Here’s a marathon training tip for you: don’t do a hard 15 miler the day before a tempo run.  This week, I learned that lesson the hard way and went to a very painful place.  Somehow, I came out of … Continue reading

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