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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 11

Here’s a marathon training tip for you: don’t do a hard 15 miler the day before a tempo run.  This week, I learned that lesson the hard way and went to a very painful place.  Somehow, I came out of … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 5

I came off a recovery week that ended the base building phase of my training for the Boston Marathon.  I embraced the adaptive training philosophy and departed from the back-of-the-book schedule in Hudson book and created my own plan for … 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 13

The Hanson people are trying to kill me.  I ran 80 miles this week, which is a pretty heavy load already.  On Wednesday, I realized I had ran 20 miles at goal marathon pace in the past 5 days!  And, … Continue reading

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CIM Training – Week 3

The week started rough.  I couldn’t remember the last time I felt this tired during marathon training.  I managed to hit goal marathon pace (7:38 for a 3:20 marathon) on Wednesday despite serious doubts before the workout.  That was followed … Continue reading

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