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2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 6

With Sunday’s medium run, I surpassed 3,168 miles for the year and set a new personal record!  Running conditions were miserable due to cold temperatures and strong winds.  I ran my last long run on the treadmill.  Now, I’m tapering … Continue reading

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2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 5

Last week’s recovery continued with easy running through Tuesday of this week.  My plan called it “fine tuning” but my lungs labored and legs lacked “pop” after so many days off.  But, this would be my last back-to-back long run … Continue reading

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2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 2

The week started with a distressing medium run on a very technical trail.  But, I rebounded and ran a strong interval workout and general aerobic run during the week.  I completed my longest run ever – 28 miles – on … Continue reading

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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 16

After a huge mileage week, I “only” ran two workouts.  I was so tired after the 2017 Bourbon Chase that I took two extra easy days.  I was back on schedule by Wednesday, though. Training Schedule October 15th – October … 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 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 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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Summer 2017 Training – Week 3

This week, if I was running, I was probably running hard!  I ran the Capitol Hill Classic 10K on Sunday, a fast 8 miler on Tuesday, some mile repeats on Wednesday, and a hard 12 miler on Friday. Training Schedule … 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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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 15

I ran a strong 22 miler, a hard 12 miler that ended up being marathon pace, and a lot of 400m repetitions this week.  I’m running the 2017 Cherry Blossom 10 Miler tomorrow!  With only 35 days until the Eugene … Continue reading

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