Tag Archives: chiropractor

2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 20

Greetings from Eugene, Oregon!  I think this was my most restful taper ever – I “only” ran 32 miles this week.  My workouts went well but I felt sluggish during some of them, which isn’t unusual for a taper.  My … Continue reading

Posted in Eugene Marathon, Training | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 17

After two tough workouts, I decided I should respect the marathon and take it easy for the rest of the week.  I’m looking forward to running the Boston Marathon on Monday and then focusing on the Eugene Marathon in three … Continue reading

Posted in Eugene Marathon, Training | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 16

Fantastic week!  I ran a great time at the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler and followed it up with some equally good training.  9 days until the Boston Marathon and 28 days until Eugene! Training Schedule Week 16: April 2nd – … Continue reading

Posted in Eugene Marathon, Training | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 14

Nailed my interval workout on Tuesday and pushed hard to salvage my marathon pace workout on Thursday.  At the end of the week, I got two recovery days since I’m switching my long runs to Sundays to line up hard … Continue reading

Posted in Eugene Marathon, Training | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 13

I couldn’t train how I wanted this week.  Between post-RnR DC Half Marathon recovery and snow, I didn’t run a lot of quality miles until later in the week.  It’s 50 days until Eugene!  Oh, and one month until Boston!!! … Continue reading

Posted in Eugene Marathon, Training | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

2017 Rock n Roll DC Half Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue Rock ‘n’ Roll DC has a special place in my heart because it’s the largest marathon entirely within the District of Columbia and, in … Continue reading

Posted in Race Reports, Races | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 12

One of the unexpected mental parts of running is how, despite dozens of races behind me,  I still get anxious during race week.  I ran less overall mileage this week but the average pace was faster – 8:27.  Less than … Continue reading

Posted in Eugene Marathon, Training | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Training Supplement – March 1, 2017

There’s trail construction everywhere!  I’m navigating current or upcoming closures on the Four Mile Run, Mount Vernon, and Route 50 trails.  I learned heart rate monitors have a battery that can be replaced.  Who knew?!  I’m still breaking in my … Continue reading

Posted in Gear, Nutrition | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 10

Rebounded from slight over-training and ran a healthy dose of intervals and marathon paced miles this week.  Seventy days from the Eugene Marathon, I got three indicators that I’m in about 3:30 marathon shape. Training Schedule Week 10: February 19th … Continue reading

Posted in Eugene Marathon, Training | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 9

I did a lot of steady running this week in an attempt to recovery a bit.  It’s amazing how cutting back just a little can make a huge difference. I got my mojo back! Training Schedule Week 9: February 12th … Continue reading

Posted in Eugene Marathon, Training | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment