Monthly Archives: April 2017

Training Supplement – April 30, 2017

I’m getting ready for the Eugene Marathon!  I started breaking in the shoes I’ll wear and I’ll start carbo-loading on Wednesday.  I watched the London Marathon live and found a video of the Boston Marathon since I missed the elite … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 19

Since I’m tapering, I only ran two workouts this week – a long on Sunday and a tempo on Thursday.  The countdown to Eugene has officially started – 8 days to go! Training Schedule Week 19: April 23rd – April … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 18

I ran the Boston Marathon on Monday and started my taper for the Eugene Marathon the moment I crossed the finish line.  After three days of easy running, I did an interval workout on Friday.  I feel fantastic!  Time to … Continue reading

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2017 Boston Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue This would be my fifth Boston Marathon.  My first was in 2012 – the most recent “hot year”.  I skipped 2013 – the year … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – April 16, 2017

I brought out my compression tights this week to help with recovery.  Tomorrow’s Boston Marathon will help me select a shoe for the Eugene Marathon.  The water fountains the Custis and W&OD Trails are on!  And, I was on the … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 17

After two tough workouts, I decided I should respect the marathon and take it easy for the rest of the week.  I’m looking forward to running the Boston Marathon on Monday and then focusing on the Eugene Marathon in three … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 16

Fantastic week!  I ran a great time at the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler and followed it up with some equally good training.  9 days until the Boston Marathon and 28 days until Eugene! Training Schedule Week 16: April 2nd – … Continue reading

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2017 Cherry Blossom 10 Miler

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue The Cherry Blossom 10 Miler is one of the premier racing events in Washington, D.C.  It features a competitive elite field and thousands of … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 15

I ran a strong 22 miler, a hard 12 miler that ended up being marathon pace, and a lot of 400m repetitions this week.  I’m running the 2017 Cherry Blossom 10 Miler tomorrow!  With only 35 days until the Eugene … Continue reading

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