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2017 New York City Marathon – Week 15

It was my final hard training week before tapering for the 2017 New York City Marathon.  The Army Ten Miler was disappointing due to the heat.  I didn’t plan for the 2017 Bourbon Chase very well and accidentally ran 93 … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – August 1, 2017

  I did a lot of treadmill running this month.  I also traveled to Austin, TX and ran on their Butler Trail.  I bought two light-weight tanks for summer running in Washington, D.C.  Through a podcast, I got a reminder … 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 New York City Marathon – Week 2

I moved my schedule around so I could run long on Friday. That run was a disaster but all things considered it wasn’t a bad week. Training Schedule July 9th – July 15th Sunday: Recovery Run. 6 miles. Monday: Medium-long … Continue reading

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2017 Eugene Marathon

Scroll all the way down to the end of the post for the tl;dr version. Prologue I started training for the Eugene Marathon back in December and created my own training plan each week.  Overall, it was a great training … 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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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 4

After last Saturday’s long run, I was happy for some easy running on Sunday and Monday.  I nailed Tuesday’s interval workout on Chicago’s busy but flat Lakefront Trail in low 70 degree temperatures.  Then, I had a few recovery run … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – July 20, 2016

I traveled to Chicago this weekend.  I ran on the Lakefront Trail and enjoyed the views.  I tested my new Brooks Ghosts on the trip and bought a heart rate monitor.  Along the way, I listened to some good podcasts … Continue reading

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2016 New York City Marathon Training – Week 3

Only two workouts this week as my coach transitions me to a 10-day training schedule.  I managed half marathon pace pretty well during Wednesday’s tempo run but was no where close to hitting marathon pace for four miles on Saturday’s … Continue reading

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June 2016 Running – Week 3

I flew back from San Diego on Monday and got down to work – I had an interval workout on Tuesday, hills on Friday, and medium run on Saturday.  I missed Thursday’s easy run due to weather, though.  New York … Continue reading

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