Monthly Archives: April 2016

Running Clothes & Gear – Spring 2016 Edition

Spring tends to be a very short season in Washington, D.C.  As a morning runner, it seems like we go go from 40-50 degree lows to 60 degrees in about a month!  For the handful of swing weeks between winter … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue After completing the 2015 California International Marathon (CIM) in December, I started training for the 2016 Boston Marathon only a month later.  This would … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 17

I spent most of the week in a Nyquil-induced stupor.  I had a slight fever and cough on Monday.  The cough lingered all week but I still got most of my mileage in.  By Thursday, I felt much better after … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 16

It feels great to be tapering!  I ran well at the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler on Sunday and then started my taper after Monday’s long run.  Or, did I?  My training load was still pretty high.  At the end of … Continue reading

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2016 Cherry Blossom 10 Miler

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue Going into the race, I was in the final weeks of training for the 2016 Boston Marathon.  I ran the 2016 Rock ‘n’ Roll … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 15

How quickly things change!  Last week, I felt invincible.  Then, I tripped and injured my knee during my long run on Sunday – the first day of my peak training week.  I took Monday off but ran through pain the … Continue reading

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