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My 2018 Boston Marathon Training Plan

Prologue I finished the San Diego 50 Miler two weeks ago and I’m already training for the Boston Marathon!  If everything goes as planned, the 2018 race on Monday, April 16th will be my sixth running of the event.  My … Continue reading

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My 2017 New York City Marathon Training Plan

The New York City Marathon is my favorite marathon.  Making my way through all five boroughs of the city with 50,000 of my fellow runners and thousands of amazingly supportive New Yorkers has been absolutely thrilling! If everything goes as … 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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Choosing (and Creating) My 2016 Boston Marathon Training Plan

This should be a shorter post than the one I wrote about choosing my training plan for last fall.  Back then, I was torn between the Hansons and Hudson plan and ultimately chose the former.  Now, I’m going to choose … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Hansons Plan

After years of following the Pfitzinger Advanced Marathoning (Pfitz) plans, I tried a Hansons marathon training plan for the California International Marathon (CIM).  I wrote about that decision in early July and about how I was adjusting to the training … Continue reading

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CIM Training – Week 6

Things really escalated quickly this week!  Overall mileage hit 70 miles a week and I had three really hard workouts – 800m intervals, 8 miles at goal marathon pace (GMP), and an 18 mile long run.  How rough was it?  … Continue reading

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Adjusting to Hansons

I haven’t officially started training for the 2015 California International Marathon training (that will start July 26th) but once I decided to use the Hansons Marathon Method, I thought it might be a good idea to read the plan more … Continue reading

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Choosing My Fall 2015 Marathon Training Plan

For the past three years, my goal fall marathon was either the New York City Marathon (“NYCM”) or Marine Corps Marathon (“MCM”).  Training for a marathon in the heat and humidity of Washington, D.C. was miserable.  Runs that started comfortable … Continue reading

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Choosing My Summer Training Plan

Daniels, and Hudson, and Hansons… Oh my! Continue reading

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2015 Boston Marathon

Training I did a modified Pfitzinger Advanced Marathoning, 18 week/85 miles a week plan.  However, my goal race for the spring was RnR DC.  After that race,  I took three days off and then started training again. Unfortunately, about a … Continue reading

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