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2018 Boston Marathon – Week 3

The only bathroom in my townhouse was being remodeled, so I stayed at a hotel this week.  I took Sunday off because I was very tired after my long run last week and I didn’t pack the right clothes for … Continue reading

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2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 8

It was the second week of my taper for the San Diego 50 Miler.  I felt a bit under-trained from so many easy and rest days, but told myself it was a sign that my body was recovering. Training Schedule … Continue reading

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2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 7

It was record-breaking cold this week.  But, for the most part, I missed running in it because I was sick!  I ran the Fairfax Four Miler on Sunday, skipped my next three workouts due to illness, and did a 10 … Continue reading

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2017 Fairfax Four Miler

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue After last Saturday’s long run to close out a 50 mile week, I started tapering for the 2018 San Diego 50 Miler!  My schedule … Continue reading

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2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 6

With Sunday’s medium run, I surpassed 3,168 miles for the year and set a new personal record!  Running conditions were miserable due to cold temperatures and strong winds.  I ran my last long run on the treadmill.  Now, I’m tapering … Continue reading

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2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 4

This training plan takes recovery seriously!  After Sunday’s 15 miler, the rest of the running this week was easy.  The mileage will ramp up again for two weeks before I start tapering. Training Schedule December 10th – December 16th Sunday: Medium-long … Continue reading

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2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 3

I ran my longest run in the early hours of a snow storm on Saturday!  During the week, I ran well but skipped Wednesday’s interval workout and thought I was getting sick.  I felt bad about it but knew it … Continue reading

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2017 Alexandria Turkey Trot 5 Miler

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I ran for five days after finishing the 2017 New York City Marathon so I could break my previous running streak.  Then, I took … Continue reading

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2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 1

The 2017 New York City Marathon was only two weeks ago and I’m already training for the 2018 San Diego 50 Miler!  I ran three hard workouts including a 25 mile long run on Saturday – part one of two … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I started training for the Eugene Marathon back in December and created my own training plan each week.  Overall, it was a great training … Continue reading

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