Tag Archives: RunnersConnect

Training Supplement – June 16, 2017

Listened to lots of podcasts these past few weeks.  One got me thinking about multi-stage ultramarathon events.  Am I too old to try something that grueling?  Excited to see a new water fountain on the Mount Vernon Trail!  Got my … 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 – March 31, 2017

I’m running two marathons in the next five weeks and thought it’s about time I got myself ready!  I’m fairly sure which shoes I want to wear and ordered some gels.  I’m working on my playlist but I’m not  finding … Continue reading

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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 – March 1, 2017

There’s trail construction everywhere!  I’m navigating current or upcoming closures on the Four Mile Run, Mount Vernon, and Route 50 trails.  I learned heart rate monitors have a battery that can be replaced.  Who knew?!  I’m still breaking in my … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – January 31, 2017

I tried some nutritional products from my Strideboxes but didn’t love any of them.  I bought some socks to cover my ankles during the winter weather.  I also ordered some shoes that should arrive in a few days. Clothing & … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – January 15, 2017

It’s dark during my morning runs these days, so I invested in some visibility gear this month.  I’m pretty sure the Runners Connect podcast with Jared Ward will be one of my favorites of the year.  And, I cleared out … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 3

Brrr!  It got cold this week.  It snowed overnight Thursday and again today.  My piriformis pain returned but it wasn’t severe.  I ran two hard workouts this week – a 12 miler with some half marathon and marathon pace miles … Continue reading

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2016 Year End Review

Training Mileage Total: 3,051 miles* Time Spent Running: ~18 days, 15 hours* Average Pace: 8:48 pace Longest Run (Distance): 26.2 miles at the 2016 Boston and New York City marathons Longest Run (Time): 3:41:37 at the 2016 Boston Marathon Hottest … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – November 17, 2016

Bought a few pieces at the New York City Marathon.  “The world is but a treat when you’re on Easy Street”.  (Sorry.)  Mentally, trying to steel myself to train for yet another attempt at sub-3:20 in the marathon.  Caught up … Continue reading

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