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Training Supplement – March 16, 2017

Bought some socks at the 2017 Rock ‘n’ Roll DC expo.  Encountered the construction detour on the Mount Vernon Trail.  Saw Runner’s World came out with a “runner box”.  Listened to a few podcasts. Clothing & Gear Socks.  Balega Second … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – October 27, 2016

  I bought the new Mizuno Wave Rider 20s and…  I love them!  I thought a lot about increasing the mobility in my legs.  I listened to my favorite songs from The Walking Dead this week.  I’m motivated to run … Continue reading

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2016 Parks Half Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I’ve been using Hudson Elite Coaching to train for the 2016 New York City Marathon. This training cycle hasn’t been easy.  I haven’t been … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – August 31, 2016

Like most runners in the area, I’m done with summer. To get me through this week, I relied on fun music to lift my mood and new gear. On my runs this week, there were safety concerns, hazards, and interesting animal sightings on the rail trails. 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 18, 2016

I was inspired by the U.S. Olympic Track and Field athletes this week.  But, I found it hard to stay motivated during this recent heat wave.  I used my new foot pod to measure pace and distance on the treadmill … 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 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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2016 Firecracker 5K

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue The Firecracker 5K was going to be my last race before settling into training for the New York City Marathon. Training I’ve been working … Continue reading

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