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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 19

Since I’m tapering, I only ran two workouts this week – a long on Sunday and a tempo on Thursday.  The countdown to Eugene has officially started – 8 days to go! Training Schedule Week 19: April 23rd – April … 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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My 2017 Eugene Marathon Training Plan

Introduction I’m planning to run the 2017 Eugene Marathon on May 7, 2017.  I chose this race because from what I’ve read it’s a) fairly flat, b) in a city I’d like to visit, and c) it finishes on Hayward … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – December 7, 2016

I haven’t been too focused on running lately, so I skipped two weeks of running-related gear, music, podcasts, etc.  Going forward, I’m going to cut down the frequency of this type of post.  Weekly might be too much.  I’m thinking … 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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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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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 6

How committed am I to my training?  I did a long run before work on Monday.  It was my slowest long run in two years because I focused on effort over pace due to the heat and humidity.  But, I … 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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