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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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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

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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

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 4

My first 20 miler of the training cycle is done. I missed some speed work but ran a lot of miles that should help me in a marathon.  My mantra was, Get fit! Training Schedule Week 4: January 8th – … Continue reading

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December 2016 Training – Week 2

Nasty weather this week!  Cold and windy, and then lots of ice on my long run today.  It gave me an excuse to only run three days this week.  On the bright side, chiropractic therapy seems to be helping my … Continue reading

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December 2016 Training – Week 1

It was a great pre-training week!  I’m running very well right now.  I’m attributing it to the chiropractic treatment because I’m running mostly pain-free these days.  But, winter arrived yesterday with sub-freezing temperatures and strong winds. Training Schedule December 4th … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 8

I thought endurance was missing in my last marathon cycle so I’ve been trying to run long and slow for my long runs.  I started the week with a 22 miler and mid-week ran 14 miler.  But, this was a … Continue reading

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