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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 15

It was my final hard training week before tapering for the 2017 New York City Marathon.  The Army Ten Miler was disappointing due to the heat.  I didn’t plan for the 2017 Bourbon Chase very well and accidentally ran 93 … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 14

I had a fantastic training week!  Cooler weather at the start of the week helped me run faster than usual.  I had some plantar fasciitis and piriformis pain, though.  I’m looking forward to the Army Ten Miler tomorrow and The … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 13

It was a high mileage week!  I followed my schedule for the week but between the heat and racing the 2017 Dulles Day on the Runway 10K last Saturday, my legs didn’t have much speed in them. Training Schedule September … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 11

This was the highest mileage week in my training plan. The schedule had 87 miles with five workouts including a 24 mile long run today (which I didn’t complete.)  Looking ahead, I’m racing next weekend!  Oh, and I registered for … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 9

It was a great week! Cooler temperatures had me thinking I should start focusing more on pace during my workouts and I ran much faster than I have these past 9 weeks.  I didn’t hit goal marathon pace during my … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 8

I bounced back from last week. Cooler temperatures later in the week helped. And, I ran with a better attitude. Training Schedule August 20th – August 26th Sunday: Recovery Run. 6 miles (AM) + Recovery Run. 4 miles (PM) Monday: … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 7

Five workouts this week: a threshold pace run, two medium runs, a general aerobic workout, and a long run!  Coupled with the weather, it was too much for me.  I hate it when a good week is followed by a … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 6

A cut-back week but I ran my workouts hard.  In fact, for the mileage, I ran faster than I have in weeks!  Looking ahead, I’m actually excited about doing a threshold run in two days. Training Schedule August 6th – … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 4

Unlike last week when warm temperatures drove me inside, I ran all my workouts outside.  I ran a general aerobic run with strides on Monday, and medium runs on Tuesday and Thursday. Today, I ran my first 20 miler of … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 2

I moved my schedule around so I could run long on Friday. That run was a disaster but all things considered it wasn’t a bad week. Training Schedule July 9th – July 15th Sunday: Recovery Run. 6 miles. Monday: Medium-long … Continue reading

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