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My 2017 Eugene Marathon Training Plan

Introduction I’m planning to run the 2017 Eugene Marathon on May 7, 2017.  I chose this race because from what I’ve read it’s a) fairly flat, b) in a city I’d like to visit, and c) it finishes on Hayward … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – November 17, 2016

Bought a few pieces at the New York City Marathon.  “The world is but a treat when you’re on Easy Street”.  (Sorry.)  Mentally, trying to steel myself to train for yet another attempt at sub-3:20 in the marathon.  Caught up … 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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May 2016 Running – Week 4

After weeks of cloudy skies, the sun finally appeared on Tuesday.  I ran well until Saturday when summer arrived with a vengeance and I wilted in the heat.  But the big news of the week was that I’ll be working … 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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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 17

I spent most of the week in a Nyquil-induced stupor.  I had a slight fever and cough on Monday.  The cough lingered all week but I still got most of my mileage in.  By Thursday, I felt much better after … Continue reading

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2016 Boston Marathon Training – Week 16

It feels great to be tapering!  I ran well at the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler on Sunday and then started my taper after Monday’s long run.  Or, did I?  My training load was still pretty high.  At the end of … 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 14

This week, I started the sharpening phase of my marathon training.  Sunday’s long run went well but took a lot out of me.  By Tuesday’s workout, I was still too tired to hit my goal paces no matter how hard … Continue reading

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