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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 5

I ran 78 miles that included a two-a-day, threshold run, two medium runs, and a long run with some miles at marathon race pace!  And, I didn’t sleep well this week so it was rough at times.  But, I did … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 3

Despite traveling and very little sleep this week, I got my runs in!  I ran a tempo run on Monday and medium runs on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.  I did them all on the treadmill due to 80 degree morning … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 20

Greetings from Eugene, Oregon!  I think this was my most restful taper ever – I “only” ran 32 miles this week.  My workouts went well but I felt sluggish during some of them, which isn’t unusual for a taper.  My … 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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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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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 8

Lately, I’ve been crushing my workouts but this week was the complete opposite. Missed goal paces, disrupted sleep, a blister… And skipped workouts! On the bright side, I made a regional runner ranking in my age group for 2016. Training … Continue reading

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December 2016 Training – Week 2

Nasty weather this week!  Cold and windy, and then lots of ice on my long run today.  It gave me an excuse to only run three days this week.  On the bright side, chiropractic therapy seems to be helping my … 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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2016 Alexandria Turkey Trot 5 Miler

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I ran the 2016 New York City Marathon two weeks ago.  I took the next 6 days off and then eased back into running.  … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for an abridged version. Prologue The New York City Marathon is my favorite marathon!  This would be my fourth consecutive running. I started training for the race back in … Continue reading

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