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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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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 14

Nailed my interval workout on Tuesday and pushed hard to salvage my marathon pace workout on Thursday.  At the end of the week, I got two recovery days since I’m switching my long runs to Sundays to line up hard … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 11

Solid training week.  I ran a lot of miles around marathon pace.  I’m running the Rock n Roll DC Half Marathon next weekend! Training Schedule Week 11: February 26th – March 4th Sunday: Recovery run. 8 miles + sprints Monday: … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 10

Rebounded from slight over-training and ran a healthy dose of intervals and marathon paced miles this week.  Seventy days from the Eugene Marathon, I got three indicators that I’m in about 3:30 marathon shape. Training Schedule Week 10: February 19th … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 9

I did a lot of steady running this week in an attempt to recovery a bit.  It’s amazing how cutting back just a little can make a huge difference. I got my mojo back! Training Schedule Week 9: February 12th … Continue reading

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