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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

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 10

This may be one of my shortest training posts I’ve ever done because I only had one workout this week. Last Saturday’s long run took so much out of me that my coach assigned easy running for the other days. Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 7

An exhausting long progression run on Sunday and then a lot of easy running.  I had a fartlek run on Wednesday, but I didn’t understand my coach’s notes so it was more like an easy run with some pick-ups.  Then, … Continue reading

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June 2016 Running – Week 1

The week started with a lot of easy running.  I’ve been trying to keep the pace truly comfortable.  On Wednesday, I ran a workout with mixed success.  I finished the week with a surprising time at Lawyers Have Heart considering … Continue reading

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May 2016 Running – Week 5

This was my first week my Hudson Elite coach!  (Although mentally, I’m not officially training for the New York City Marathon until late June.)  My coach introduced a little speed work into my schedule with a fartlek run on Tuesday … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 16

It feels great to be tapering!  I ran well at the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler on Sunday and then started my taper after Monday’s long run.  Or, did I?  My training load was still pretty high.  At the end of … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 4

A recovery week!  It was fantastic having a week of relative low mileage.  I actually took today off.  I didn’t sleep well a few nights, though, so it wasn’t as restful as it could have been.  Still, by mid-week, I … 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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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 2

I’m trying to gradually build mileage even though my body is still trying to recover from the California International Marathon.  Generally, I feel pretty good.  I’ve been wearing a heart rate monitor during my runs to keep my easy paces … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 1

I’m baaaack!  I started training for the 2016 Boston Marathon this week. I took 5 days completely off after the California International Marathon (CIM).  My rule is to take as many days off from running as I want.  I like … Continue reading

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