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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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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 12

After the Parks Half Marathon on Sunday, I switched directions with my training this week and left my coach!  For the rest of the week, I eased into doing more endurance runs with some strides. Training Schedule September 11th – … Continue reading

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2016 Parks Half Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I’ve been using Hudson Elite Coaching to train for the 2016 New York City Marathon. This training cycle hasn’t been easy.  I haven’t been … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 11

I overdid it a little on Sunday and Monday by logging 30 miles in two days!  I felt terrible every morning after that but strangely, I ran pretty well!  I’m thinking 8:00 pace for the Parks Half Marathon tomorrow but … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 10

This may be one of my shortest training posts I’ve ever done because I only had one workout this week. Last Saturday’s long run took so much out of me that my coach assigned easy running for the other days. Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 9

The first repetition all downhill and fast. I ran a little harder than the conditions may have warranted but it still felt like marathon effort. But during the 5th repetition, I decided to dial things back significantly and mentally prepare myself to just finish. Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 8

My training had a little more variety this week.  I ran two tempo runs as workouts – one on the treadmill and the other on the trails.  But, the heat and suspicious treadmill data continued to confound any of my … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 7

An exhausting long progression run on Sunday and then a lot of easy running.  I had a fartlek run on Wednesday, but I didn’t understand my coach’s notes so it was more like an easy run with some pick-ups.  Then, … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 6

How committed am I to my training?  I did a long run before work on Monday.  It was my slowest long run in two years because I focused on effort over pace due to the heat and humidity.  But, I … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 5

Between the heat and humidity, I hit a wall this week physically and mentally.  Tuesday’s interval workout left me completely wrecked.  Wednesday’s moderate run wasn’t much better.  So, I ran today’s tempo run inside on a treadmill.  That was better.  … Continue reading

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