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Training Supplement – November 19, 2017

Getting ready for ultra-marathon training, I found a good pair of trail running shoes.  I also tried wireless headphones and started imaging life without iPod products.  But before starting this next chapter, I looked back on my 2017 New York … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I started training for the 2017 New York City Marathon in July using a training plan from Advanced Marathoning, Second Edition. My goal was to … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 18

The 2017 New York City Marathon is tomorrow!  I ran three short but somewhat speedy workouts early in the week and then switched to easy paces starting on Thursday.  I didn’t sleep well and had some weird muscle aches all week … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 17

One week until the 2017 New York City Marathon!  This week, the weather was near perfect for running.  I ran a fast long run on Sunday trying to finish in time to cheer for Marine Corps Marathon runners.  All of … 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 12

I entered the race preparation phase of the training program this week. All the hard work came early with three workouts in a row.  I had a rough medium run on Wednesday.  But, I ran the 2017 Dulles Day on the … 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 10

Technically, it was a cut-back week because my mileage was lower.  But, there were still five workouts in the schedule.  I had a good interval workout – the first of this training cycle – on Tuesday but felt terrible after … 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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