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Training Supplement – November 19, 2017

Getting ready for ultra-marathon training, I found a good pair of trail running shoes.  I also tried wireless headphones and started imaging life without iPod products.  But before starting this next chapter, I looked back on my 2017 New York … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I started training for the 2017 New York City Marathon in July using a training plan from Advanced Marathoning, Second Edition. My goal was to … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – October 31, 2017

My shoes smelled moldy after the 2017 Bourbon Chase, so I bought the new Mizuno Wave Rider 21s.  I sweated a lot during this sultry summer, but I didn’t drown.  During the race, I discovered a new caffeine product.  The … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – August 15, 2017

With all the sweating I’m doing due to heat, high mileage, and doubles; I sought out products to control the funky smells.  Lots of construction in my neighborhood and broken water fountains on the trails.  My iPod got stuck on … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – May 31, 2017

I saw a lot of sites during my runs this Memorial Day weekend.  Cancelled my Stridebox subscription and signed up for Runners World Box to try something new.  Happy for Runner’s World David Willey‘s sub-3:30! Clothing & Gear Sports Bras.  … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – May 16, 2017

The Eugene Marathon was a little over a week ago and I’m starting to dissect the race.  Did my carbo-load or shoes contribute to the rough start?  Despite the internal criticism, I know I came out of it a tougher … 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 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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Training Supplement – April 16, 2017

I brought out my compression tights this week to help with recovery.  Tomorrow’s Boston Marathon will help me select a shoe for the Eugene Marathon.  The water fountains the Custis and W&OD Trails are on!  And, I was on the … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – March 31, 2017

I’m running two marathons in the next five weeks and thought it’s about time I got myself ready!  I’m fairly sure which shoes I want to wear and ordered some gels.  I’m working on my playlist but I’m not  finding … Continue reading

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