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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 7

Five workouts this week: a threshold pace run, two medium runs, a general aerobic workout, and a long run!  Coupled with the weather, it was too much for me.  I hate it when a good week is followed by a … Continue reading

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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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Summer 2017 Training – Week 5

Another week, another race! I ran a 10K today. Earlier in the week, I did a tempo run on Tuesday and a medium run on Wednesday.  Overall, it wasn’t a bad week. I just felt a little off.  I enjoyed … Continue reading

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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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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 17

After two tough workouts, I decided I should respect the marathon and take it easy for the rest of the week.  I’m looking forward to running the Boston Marathon on Monday and then focusing on the Eugene Marathon in three … 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 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 4

My first 20 miler of the training cycle is done. I missed some speed work but ran a lot of miles that should help me in a marathon.  My mantra was, Get fit! Training Schedule Week 4: January 8th – … 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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2017 Eugene Marathon Training – Week 2

I front-loaded the workouts this week so I could run long on Friday and race on Saturday night.  I ran well but I was tired by the end of the week.  Ran in some rain and wind. I didn’t have … Continue reading

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