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2017 Year End Review

Training Mileage Total: 3,222 miles Days of Running: 323 (42 days off) Time Spent Running: ~19 days, 23 hours Average Pace: 8:57 pace Longest Run (Distance): 30 miles on December 9, 2017. Longest Run (Time): 5:20:02 on December 9, 2017. … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – October 19, 2016

Received a 24-pack of sports gels that should last me through the New York City Marathon and beyond.   Continued working hard to stay motivated despite lowering race-day expectations.  A podcast had me wondering, “Could I hurt more?”  (Yes!)  I also … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – August 31, 2016

Like most runners in the area, I’m done with summer. To get me through this week, I relied on fun music to lift my mood and new gear. On my runs this week, there were safety concerns, hazards, and interesting animal sightings on the rail trails. Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 3

Only two workouts this week as my coach transitions me to a 10-day training schedule.  I managed half marathon pace pretty well during Wednesday’s tempo run but was no where close to hitting marathon pace for four miles on Saturday’s … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 6

The mid-Atlantic was hit by a snow storm last Friday through Sunday.  The roads and trails were snow and ice covered for days after.  For this training week, I took Sunday and Monday off.  By Tuesday, I drove to my … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 3

Winter made an abrupt appearance on Tuesday with air temperatures in the teens and 20s.  I did my interval workout on the treadmill.  By mid-week, the temperatures were back to normal.  Running-wise, I went back to the basics and tried … Continue reading

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CIM Training – Week 10

In marathon training, it seems like there’s always a week when it seems like so many things are conspiring against my training plan – I’m tired, my [insert essential body part for running] hurts, work is demanding, the weather is … Continue reading

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