Tag Archives: hydration

Training Supplement – December 3, 2017

I’ve spent the past few weeks “feeling my way through the darkness” of training for my first ultra-marathon!  Most notably, I got used to running with a hydration pack, experienced the restorative powers of salt pills, and learned some trails … Continue reading

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2017 Bourbon Chase

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue (If you’re not familiar with relays, my race report from 2015 Ragnar Cape Cod has a brief description of how they work.) This would … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – September 28, 2016

This week, I saw an ad for the Mizuno Wave Rider 20.  I really hope the new model is as good as the old.  I did two runs as commutes, which allowed me to enjoy some art and check in … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – September 7, 2016

The summer heat had me down but this week I decided I wasn’t giving up on this training cycle just yet.  Living in one of the best cities for running helped lift my mood but battled dehydration did not…  How … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – August 24, 2016

The final days of The Olympic Games were thrilling! I also caught up on my favorite podcasts. I worked on my New York City Marathon playlist. I’m mid-way through The Science of Running but am going to put it away for a while. No new clothing or gear but I customized the watch face on my Garmin 630. Continue reading

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Training Supplement – August 10, 2016

It’s been an Olympic Week!  “One Moment in Time” came up on my playlist and inspired a couple of workouts.  I tried some new products for fueling my runs and traded big spaghetti dinners for bland salmon with rice the … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – August 3, 2016

Hello, August! Only a few more weeks of hot weather running. I’m retreating to the treadmill for workouts on days above 80 degrees. I was very excited to drink from the new water fountain on the Mount Vernon Trail. I … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – July 20, 2016

I traveled to Chicago this weekend.  I ran on the Lakefront Trail and enjoyed the views.  I tested my new Brooks Ghosts on the trip and bought a heart rate monitor.  Along the way, I listened to some good podcasts … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – July 13, 2016

  I think I have enough gear to keep me running through November.  I also stocked up on electrolytes and gels for the hot summer months ahead.  For motivation, Spotify finally delivered some new tunes I liked.  And, the Olympic … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 2

This wasn’t one of my strongest training weeks.  It started out alright with a 5K where the weather was cool and I ran better than expected.  But, it ended with a missed morning workout which led to an evening tempo … Continue reading

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