Monthly Archives: January 2018

2018 Boston Marathon – Week 1

I took a week off after the San Diego 50 Miler and am now training for the 2018 Boston Marathon!  After weeks of mostly slow running with frequent breaks, picking up the pace and going non-stop was exhausting! Training Schedule … Continue reading

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My 2018 Boston Marathon Training Plan

Prologue I finished the San Diego 50 Miler two weeks ago and I’m already training for the Boston Marathon!  If everything goes as planned, the 2018 race on Monday, April 16th will be my sixth running of the event.  My … Continue reading

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San Diego 50 Miler

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue Inspired by the Barkley Marathons documentary and a Marathon Talk episode with Elisabet Barnes describing the Marathon de Sables, I thought I might try … Continue reading

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2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 8

It was the second week of my taper for the San Diego 50 Miler.  I felt a bit under-trained from so many easy and rest days, but told myself it was a sign that my body was recovering. Training Schedule … Continue reading

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2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 7

It was record-breaking cold this week.  But, for the most part, I missed running in it because I was sick!  I ran the Fairfax Four Miler on Sunday, skipped my next three workouts due to illness, and did a 10 … Continue reading

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2017 Fairfax Four Miler

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue After last Saturday’s long run to close out a 50 mile week, I started tapering for the 2018 San Diego 50 Miler!  My schedule … Continue reading

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2017 Year End Review

Training Mileage Total: 3,222 miles Days of Running: 323 (42 days off) Time Spent Running: ~19 days, 23 hours Average Pace: 8:57 pace Longest Run (Distance): 30 miles on December 9, 2017. Longest Run (Time): 5:20:02 on December 9, 2017. … Continue reading

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