Tag Archives: Hains Point

2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 6

This was the final week of my base building phase!  Once again, I hit all my pace and mileage goals.  Feeling fit, fast, and fierce!  (In that order.)  Now, I’ll work on developing some speed endurance through longer workouts just … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 5

I hit all my goal paces during my workouts and ran some pretty good mileage!  It would be greedy to ask for more.  One more week of base building to go… Training Schedule Week 5: January 15th – January 21st … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 15

After a rest day on Sunday, I felt ready for a final push – two more hard weeks until my taper!  Confident in my endurance, I wanted to run harder this week.  I ran a tough interval workout on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 13

I changed my training plan a lot this week.  I did a tempo run on Tuesday.  It left me tired and sore by mid-week.  But, that run coupled with a medium run at the end of the week helped me … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – September 15, 2016

I listened to some good podcasts this week on safety and marathon training tips.  I re-read an article on getting over a bad race.  The official gear for the New York City Marathon came out and I bought a singlet.  … Continue reading

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2016 Cherry Blossom 10 Miler

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue Going into the race, I was in the final weeks of training for the 2016 Boston Marathon.  I ran the 2016 Rock ‘n’ Roll … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 15

How quickly things change!  Last week, I felt invincible.  Then, I tripped and injured my knee during my long run on Sunday – the first day of my peak training week.  I took Monday off but ran through pain the … Continue reading

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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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CIM Training – Week 17

Am I tapering, yet?  With most plans, I can figure out when the taper starts pretty clearly.  But with this one, I’m not so sure.  I had a day off on Wednesday, ending an 84 day running steak, and the … Continue reading

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CIM Training – Week 15

The week started with the New York City Marathon and I picked up my training the next day with an easy run through Central Park.  I had two workouts this week but instead of training by pace, I just tried … Continue reading

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