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Training Supplement – September 1, 2017

I’ve been run/dancing to Pitbull lately.  Jillian Michaels had me laughing out loud but Pace The Nation had me lost in serious thought.  I explored trails and parks just off my normal routes.  And, I found a good belt for … 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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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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Training Supplement – July 27, 2016

It was a hot week.  But, Kelly Clarkson promised that what doesn’t kill me will makes me stronger and a podcast reminded me that bad days are “the cost of doing business” if I want to get better.  My new … 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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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 3

Only two workouts this week as my coach transitions me to a 10-day training schedule.  I managed half marathon pace pretty well during Wednesday’s tempo run but was no where close to hitting marathon pace for four miles on Saturday’s … 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 Boston Marathon Training – Week 6

The mid-Atlantic was hit by a snow storm last Friday through Sunday.  The roads and trails were snow and ice covered for days after.  For this training week, I took Sunday and Monday off.  By Tuesday, I drove to my … Continue reading

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