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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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Training Supplement – October 31, 2017

My shoes smelled moldy after the 2017 Bourbon Chase, so I bought the new Mizuno Wave Rider 21s.  I sweated a lot during this sultry summer, but I didn’t drown.  During the race, I discovered a new caffeine product.  The … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – September 17, 2017

I discovered art off the running trail near Bluemont Park and had two deer flybys.  I’ve been running so many doubles that I ran out of shorts.  I bought a new iPod but shattered it already.  And, I listened a … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – June 30, 2017

Not sure if I’m mentally ready to start training for the New York City Marathon in two days.  While I figure that out, I went back to the Mizuno Wave Rider as my distance shoe and focused on my running … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – May 16, 2017

The Eugene Marathon was a little over a week ago and I’m starting to dissect the race.  Did my carbo-load or shoes contribute to the rough start?  Despite the internal criticism, I know I came out of it a tougher … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – April 16, 2017

I brought out my compression tights this week to help with recovery.  Tomorrow’s Boston Marathon will help me select a shoe for the Eugene Marathon.  The water fountains the Custis and W&OD Trails are on!  And, I was on the … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – December 21, 2016

Today is the first day of winter!  I bought some running clothes to weather the colder temperatures while training for the 2017 Eugene Marathon.  I also dealt with trail closures, caught up on some running-related media, and listening to jazzy … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – October 19, 2016

Received a 24-pack of sports gels that should last me through the New York City Marathon and beyond.   Continued working hard to stay motivated despite lowering race-day expectations.  A podcast had me wondering, “Could I hurt more?”  (Yes!)  I also … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – September 15, 2016

I listened to some good podcasts this week on safety and marathon training tips.  I re-read an article on getting over a bad race.  The official gear for the New York City Marathon came out and I bought a singlet.  … 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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