Author Archives: JT Running DC

Summer 2017 Training – Week 7

A week out from New York City Marathon training, I dialed down the intensity but kept my mileage up.  On Monday, I ran a 3 mile tempo run on the treadmill. The next day, I did a 12 miler through … Continue reading

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Fletcher’s Cove ParkRun – June 24, 2017

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I continued my race a weekend streak.  This summer, I ran the Capitol Hill Classic 10K, Alexandria Running Festival Half Marathon, Belmont Bay Belmont … Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Training – Week 6

  I slowed down a lot during my runs this week due to the heat and humidity.  Today, I ran my first ParkRun!  I’m about 3 weeks out from training for the 2017 New York City Marathon, but I found … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Island ParkRun – June 17, 2017

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I’ve been racing every weekend this summer.  In the past month, I’ve done the Capitol Hill Classic 10K, Alexandria Running Festival Half Marathon, Belmont … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – June 16, 2017

Listened to lots of podcasts these past few weeks.  One got me thinking about multi-stage ultramarathon events.  Am I too old to try something that grueling?  Excited to see a new water fountain on the Mount Vernon Trail!  Got my … Continue reading

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2017 Lawyers Have Heart 10K

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I had a mild case of post-marathon blues after the 2017 Eugene Marathon and thought racing more would help.  In the past month, I’ve … Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Training – Week 5

Another week, another race! I ran a 10K today. Earlier in the week, I did a tempo run on Tuesday and a medium run on Wednesday.  Overall, it wasn’t a bad week. I just felt a little off.  I enjoyed … Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Training – Week 4

I ran two races this week – a half marathon on Sunday and a 5K today.  By the end of the week, my body felt like it was training for a marathon again!  I pushed through it and took Friday … Continue reading

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2017 Belmont Bay Belmont Stakes 5K

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue It’s been a month since I ran the Eugene Marathon.  I took 10 days off after that race and still didn’t feel like running … Continue reading

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2017 Alexandria Running Festival Half Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue It took me a while to feel like running again after the Eugene Marathon.  I took a week and a half off and then … Continue reading

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