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2017 New York City Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I started training for the 2017 New York City Marathon in July using a training plan from Advanced Marathoning, Second Edition. My goal was 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 8

Lately, I’ve been crushing my workouts but this week was the complete opposite. Missed goal paces, disrupted sleep, a blister… And skipped workouts! On the bright side, I made a regional runner ranking in my age group for 2016. Training … Continue reading

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2016 Fairfax Four Miler

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue Saturday night capped two weeks of training for the 2017 Eugene Marathon.  I ran about 60 miles during the week.  I did my interval … Continue reading

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June 2016 Running – Week 3

I flew back from San Diego on Monday and got down to work – I had an interval workout on Tuesday, hills on Friday, and medium run on Saturday.  I missed Thursday’s easy run due to weather, though.  New York … Continue reading

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2016 Wild Horse Trail Half Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I was planning to run the San Diego Half Marathon a few weeks ago, but a friend’s wedding led me to change plans and … Continue reading

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2016 Lawyers Have Heart 10K

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue For years, this has been a must do summer race for me.  I think this was my 13th Lawyers Have Heart 10K.  But, I … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Hudson Plan

After I trying Hansons marathon training plan for the 2015 California International Marathon (CIM) in December and being disappointed with my time, I decided to try a plan in Brad Hudson and Matt Fitzgerald’s book, Run Faster From the 5K … Continue reading

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2016 Ragnar Cape Cod

Prologue (If you’re not familiar with Ragnar, my race report from last year has a brief description of how it works.) Ragnar Cape Cod is a relay race from Hull, MA to Provincetown (aka “P-Town”).  It’s a little under 200 … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue After completing the 2015 California International Marathon (CIM) in December, I started training for the 2016 Boston Marathon only a month later.  This would … Continue reading

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