Tag Archives: ultra marathons

2018 San Diego 50 Miler – Week 3

I ran my longest run in the early hours of a snow storm on Saturday!  During the week, I ran well but skipped Wednesday’s interval workout and thought I was getting sick.  I felt bad about it but knew it … Continue reading

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My 2018 San Diego 50 Training Plan

Preface Over the years, people have asked me if I’d ever run an ultra-marathon.  I always answered with some variation of, “Absolutely not!”  My thinking began to change last fall when I watched a documentary on the Barkley Marathons. Even … 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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Training Supplement – June 16, 2017

Listened to lots of podcasts these past few weeks.  One got me thinking about multi-stage ultramarathon events.  Am I too old to try something that grueling?  Excited to see a new water fountain on the Mount Vernon Trail!  Got my … Continue reading

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Training Supplement – October 12, 2016

I started my New York City Marathon race gear preparations in earnest.  I searched for a race day singlet and ordered my gels.  I passed on trying the Mizuno Rave Rider 20s, though.  On Columbus Day, I watched a documentary … Continue reading

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