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Summer 2017 Training – Week 7

A week out from New York City Marathon training, I dialed down the intensity but kept my mileage up.  On Monday, I ran a 3 mile tempo run on the treadmill. The next day, I did a 12 miler through … Continue reading

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Fletcher’s Cove ParkRun – June 24, 2017

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I continued my race a weekend streak.  This summer, I ran the Capitol Hill Classic 10K, Alexandria Running Festival Half Marathon, Belmont Bay Belmont … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Island ParkRun – June 17, 2017

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I’ve been racing every weekend this summer.  In the past month, I’ve done the Capitol Hill Classic 10K, Alexandria Running Festival Half Marathon, Belmont … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 20

Greetings from Eugene, Oregon!  I think this was my most restful taper ever – I “only” ran 32 miles this week.  My workouts went well but I felt sluggish during some of them, which isn’t unusual for a taper.  My … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 18

I ran the Boston Marathon on Monday and started my taper for the Eugene Marathon the moment I crossed the finish line.  After three days of easy running, I did an interval workout on Friday.  I feel fantastic!  Time to … 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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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 Year End Review

Training Mileage Total: 3,051 miles* Time Spent Running: ~18 days, 15 hours* Average Pace: 8:48 pace Longest Run (Distance): 26.2 miles at the 2016 Boston and New York City marathons Longest Run (Time): 3:41:37 at the 2016 Boston Marathon Hottest … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for an abridged version. Prologue The New York City Marathon is my favorite marathon!  This would be my fourth consecutive running. I started training for the race back in … 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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