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Training Supplement – December 3, 2017

I’ve spent the past few weeks “feeling my way through the darkness” of training for my first ultra-marathon!  Most notably, I got used to running with a hydration pack, experienced the restorative powers of salt pills, and learned some trails … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – October 31, 2017

My shoes smelled moldy after the 2017 Bourbon Chase, so I bought the new Mizuno Wave Rider 21s.  I sweated a lot during this sultry summer, but I didn’t drown.  During the race, I discovered a new caffeine product.  The … 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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2016 Year End Review

Training Mileage Total: 3,051 miles* Time Spent Running: ~18 days, 15 hours* Average Pace: 8:48 pace Longest Run (Distance): 26.2 miles at the 2016 Boston and New York City marathons Longest Run (Time): 3:41:37 at the 2016 Boston Marathon Hottest … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – October 27, 2016

  I bought the new Mizuno Wave Rider 20s and…  I love them!  I thought a lot about increasing the mobility in my legs.  I listened to my favorite songs from The Walking Dead this week.  I’m motivated to run … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 17

I completed a 22 miler on Sunday and then started my taper!  I recovered and then ran so well this week that I contemplated continuing my training and picking another goal race.  But mentally, I’m ready for a break! Training … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – September 28, 2016

This week, I saw an ad for the Mizuno Wave Rider 20.  I really hope the new model is as good as the old.  I did two runs as commutes, which allowed me to enjoy some art and check in … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 1

I’m baaaack!  I started training for the 2016 Boston Marathon this week. I took 5 days completely off after the California International Marathon (CIM).  My rule is to take as many days off from running as I want.  I like … Continue reading

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