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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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Training Supplement – April 30, 2017

I’m getting ready for the Eugene Marathon!  I started breaking in the shoes I’ll wear and I’ll start carbo-loading on Wednesday.  I watched the London Marathon live and found a video of the Boston Marathon since I missed the elite … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 18

I ran the Boston Marathon on Monday and started my taper for the Eugene Marathon the moment I crossed the finish line.  After three days of easy running, I did an interval workout on Friday.  I feel fantastic!  Time to … Continue reading

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2017 Boston Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue This would be my fifth Boston Marathon.  My first was in 2012 – the most recent “hot year”.  I skipped 2013 – the year … 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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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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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 12

After the Parks Half Marathon on Sunday, I switched directions with my training this week and left my coach!  For the rest of the week, I eased into doing more endurance runs with some strides. Training Schedule September 11th – … 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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2016 Boston Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue After completing the 2015 California International Marathon (CIM) in December, I started training for the 2016 Boston Marathon only a month later.  This would … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 7

I started the week with an absolutely brutal long run through a lot of snow packed rail-trails and ended the week with a hill repeat workout on dead legs.  Yay!  During both, I reminded myself I’m a Boston Marathoner and … Continue reading

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