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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 – 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 – March 1, 2017

There’s trail construction everywhere!  I’m navigating current or upcoming closures on the Four Mile Run, Mount Vernon, and Route 50 trails.  I learned heart rate monitors have a battery that can be replaced.  Who knew?!  I’m still breaking in my … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 1

I kicked off my training for the 2017 Eugene Marathon this week!  I ran every day and hit my mileage goal.  The workouts left me tired and sore, though.  I ate and slept well.  Weather-wise, it was cold but not … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – December 21, 2016

Today is the first day of winter!  I bought some running clothes to weather the colder temperatures while training for the 2017 Eugene Marathon.  I also dealt with trail closures, caught up on some running-related media, and listening to jazzy … 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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Training Supplement – September 22, 2016

I was so excited when my Asics New York City Marathon singlet arrived.  But, it didn’t fit!  Mid-week, I learned the Four Mile Run Trail was closing for construction (again)!  I listened to some funny podcasts during my long run … 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 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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