Monthly Archives: August 2013

Day 6 Week 5

14 miles slow long distance (SLD) run today.  Part of the base run build up intended to get the body used to be on its feet for long duration.  In four weeks, I will be running SLD of 20 miles. … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 5

Core training.  Q8. Came across this blog posting titled Muscle Memory by “Chaos In Retrospect” that rings true with me about the physical aspect of training: Muscle memory has been used synonymously with motor learning, which is a form of procedural … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 5

Run 5 miles instead of the 8 (scheduled) with 200 meter burst (speed interval). Not to making excuses, the outside air is cooler than in the gym.   My regular gym is being renovated.  All the treadmills have been moved … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 5

Today is the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s March on Washington.  The  March that is best memorized by his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Needless to say with three Presidents (Carter, Clinton, and Obama) and thousands of participants celebrating … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 5

6 miles with easy start and strong finish. I was definitely tired after the run.  Tired but content. Quality rating of a 9.

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Day 1 Week 5

Legs still sore from yesterday’s Annapolis 10 mile race (in fact more sore today). So I ran the 5 easy miles easy to allow for recovery. Rating of the run was a Q8. Weighed in at 150 pounds.

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Day 7 Week 4

Week in review. Today marks the 25% completion of the 16 weeks marathon training.  It is punctuated with me running the Annapolis 10 miler, a barometer event that I use to gauge my fitness level.  More on that later, This … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 4

I like the way Ms Tranquility articulates in her post titled, Our Stories, which I quote below, the proactive choice that is available to us, all of us, using the personal story analogy.  Nicely done. Our Stories!Posted on August 22, 2013 … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 4

Today is my last furlough day for fiscal year 2013.  Every furlough day I took thus far (a total of six) has been amazingly productive. Take today for instance, I manage to clean part of our garage (way overdue), fix … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 4

Today is a H day, high heat and humidity.  Schedule says  6 x 800m.  I can barely do 3 x 800m and settle for a yoga cool down. Q4 it is. Hear on the radio that the weather is going to … Continue reading

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