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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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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 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 2

I front-loaded the workouts this week so I could run long on Friday and race on Saturday night.  I ran well but I was tired by the end of the week.  Ran in some rain and wind. I didn’t have … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 1

I kicked off my training for the 2017 Eugene Marathon this week!  I ran every day and hit my mileage goal.  The workouts left me tired and sore, though.  I ate and slept well.  Weather-wise, it was cold but not … Continue reading

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December 2016 Training – Week 1

It was a great pre-training week!  I’m running very well right now.  I’m attributing it to the chiropractic treatment because I’m running mostly pain-free these days.  But, winter arrived yesterday with sub-freezing temperatures and strong winds. Training Schedule December 4th … Continue reading

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November 2016 Training – Week 4

I ran every day this week!  Mostly easy miles but I introduced a little speed work and hill sprinting to wake up the legs.  Physically, my hip felt a little better.  But today, I wondered if I caught a cold…  … Continue reading

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