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2018 Boston Marathon – Week 4

I moved out of my hotel room and back home on Monday after completing a lactate threshold run.  With the exception of the medium run I did the next day, I ran each workout a little faster than I expected. … Continue reading

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2018 Boston Marathon – Week 2

I completed all of my workouts despite going through the first week of a stressful bathroom remodeling project. I ran well but struggled towards the end of my long run on Saturday.  I also had some worrisome pain in my … Continue reading

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2018 Boston Marathon – Week 1

I took a week off after the San Diego 50 Miler and am now training for the 2018 Boston Marathon!  After weeks of mostly slow running with frequent breaks, picking up the pace and going non-stop was exhausting! Training Schedule … Continue reading

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2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 7

It was record-breaking cold this week.  But, for the most part, I missed running in it because I was sick!  I ran the Fairfax Four Miler on Sunday, skipped my next three workouts due to illness, and did a 10 … Continue reading

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2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 6

With Sunday’s medium run, I surpassed 3,168 miles for the year and set a new personal record!  Running conditions were miserable due to cold temperatures and strong winds.  I ran my last long run on the treadmill.  Now, I’m tapering … Continue reading

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2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 4

This training plan takes recovery seriously!  After Sunday’s 15 miler, the rest of the running this week was easy.  The mileage will ramp up again for two weeks before I start tapering. Training Schedule December 10th – December 16th Sunday: Medium-long … Continue reading

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2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 3

I ran my longest run in the early hours of a snow storm on Saturday!  During the week, I ran well but skipped Wednesday’s interval workout and thought I was getting sick.  I felt bad about it but knew it … Continue reading

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2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 2

The week started with a distressing medium run on a very technical trail.  But, I rebounded and ran a strong interval workout and general aerobic run during the week.  I completed my longest run ever – 28 miles – on … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 16

After a huge mileage week, I “only” ran two workouts.  I was so tired after the 2017 Bourbon Chase that I took two extra easy days.  I was back on schedule by Wednesday, though. Training Schedule October 15th – October … Continue reading

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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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