Author Archives: JT Running DC

2017 New York City Marathon – Week 15

It was my final hard training week before tapering for the 2017 New York City Marathon.  The Army Ten Miler was disappointing due to the heat.  I didn’t plan for the 2017 Bourbon Chase very well and accidentally ran 93 … Continue reading

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2017 Army Ten Miler

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue The Army Ten Miler is one of the largest 10 milers in the world.  It’s also one of my favorite local races.  Running with … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – October 15, 2017

I tried compression socks in an effort to alleviate some plantar fasciitis pain in my left foot.  I had a good experience with a caffeine product but troubles with sunglasses.  There were lots of new things to look at on … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 14

I had a fantastic training week!  Cooler weather at the start of the week helped me run faster than usual.  I had some plantar fasciitis and piriformis pain, though.  I’m looking forward to the Army Ten Miler tomorrow and The … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 13

It was a high mileage week!  I followed my schedule for the week but between the heat and racing the 2017 Dulles Day on the Runway 10K last Saturday, my legs didn’t have much speed in them. Training Schedule September … Continue reading

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2017 Dulles Day on the Runway 10K

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I started training for the 2017 New York City Marathon back in July using one of the plans in Advanced Marathoning by Pete Pfitzinger.  … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 12

I entered the race preparation phase of the training program this week. All the hard work came early with three workouts in a row.  I had a rough medium run on Wednesday.  But, I ran the 2017 Dulles Day on the … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – September 17, 2017

I discovered art off the running trail near Bluemont Park and had two deer flybys.  I’ve been running so many doubles that I ran out of shorts.  I bought a new iPod but shattered it already.  And, I listened a … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 11

This was the highest mileage week in my training plan. The schedule had 87 miles with five workouts including a 24 mile long run today (which I didn’t complete.)  Looking ahead, I’m racing next weekend!  Oh, and I registered for … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 10

Technically, it was a cut-back week because my mileage was lower.  But, there were still five workouts in the schedule.  I had a good interval workout – the first of this training cycle – on Tuesday but felt terrible after … Continue reading

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