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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 3

The only bathroom in my townhouse was being remodeled, so I stayed at a hotel this week.  I took Sunday off because I was very tired after my long run last week and I didn’t pack the right clothes for … 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 5

Last week’s recovery continued with easy running through Tuesday of this week.  My plan called it “fine tuning” but my lungs labored and legs lacked “pop” after so many days off.  But, this would be my last back-to-back long run … 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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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 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 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 18

I ran the Boston Marathon on Monday and started my taper for the Eugene Marathon the moment I crossed the finish line.  After three days of easy running, I did an interval workout on Friday.  I feel fantastic!  Time to … Continue reading

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