Category Archives: Training Plans

My 2018 San Diego 50 Training Plan

Preface Over the years, people have asked me if I’d ever run an ultra-marathon.  I always answered with some variation of, “Absolutely not!”  My thinking began to change last fall when I watched a documentary on the Barkley Marathons. Even … Continue reading

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My 2017 New York City Marathon Training Plan

The New York City Marathon is my favorite marathon.  Making my way through all five boroughs of the city with 50,000 of my fellow runners and thousands of amazingly supportive New Yorkers has been absolutely thrilling! If everything goes as … Continue reading

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My 2017 Eugene Marathon Training Plan

Introduction I’m planning to run the 2017 Eugene Marathon on May 7, 2017.  I chose this race because from what I’ve read it’s a) fairly flat, b) in a city I’d like to visit, and c) it finishes on Hayward … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Hudson Plan

After I trying Hansons marathon training plan for the 2015 California International Marathon (CIM) in December and being disappointed with my time, I decided to try a plan in Brad Hudson and Matt Fitzgerald’s book, Run Faster From the 5K … Continue reading

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Choosing (and Creating) My 2016 Boston Marathon Training Plan

This should be a shorter post than the one I wrote about choosing my training plan for last fall.  Back then, I was torn between the Hansons and Hudson plan and ultimately chose the former.  Now, I’m going to choose … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Hansons Plan

After years of following the Pfitzinger Advanced Marathoning (Pfitz) plans, I tried a Hansons marathon training plan for the California International Marathon (CIM).  I wrote about that decision in early July and about how I was adjusting to the training … Continue reading

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Choosing My Fall 2015 Marathon Training Plan

For the past three years, my goal fall marathon was either the New York City Marathon (“NYCM”) or Marine Corps Marathon (“MCM”).  Training for a marathon in the heat and humidity of Washington, D.C. was miserable.  Runs that started comfortable … Continue reading

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Choosing My Summer Training Plan

Daniels, and Hudson, and Hansons… Oh my! Continue reading

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