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Countdown To The Big RaceErie MarathonSeptember 8th, 20194 months to go.
1 mile warm up & cool down, 4 mile steady pace, sunny & 78 degree. The unofficial end of Summer in the US is the arrival of the Labor Day holiday, next Monday. It is marked with Back-to-school sales and … Continue reading
mental preparation & yoga stretch, no running Preparing for a marathon takes more than just running, even though that is a big part of it. I am getting myself ready for the Erie Marathon by attending to the non-running aspects. … Continue reading
1 mile warm up + 2 x 2.5 mile race pace + 1 mile cool down, sunny & 79 degree. The interval runs this morning was ran at my race pace based on how I felt (and then verified with … Continue reading
Cross training, no running. The air conditioning has been running all day. The poor thing is working overtime against a heat wave that hit the Capital region today. With the daytime high in the 90’s and evening low in the … Continue reading
6 mile easy pace + 6 strides, sunny & 78 degree. I tapped my fingers impatiently on the chair arm. I knew the dealership service writer/ rep will be coming to see me about that oil change I am here … Continue reading
In memory of Senator John McCain. Week Eighteen of my Erie Marathon training. Total miles ran this week: 40. weight is 143.5 pounds and resting heart rate 57 beats per minute. No question the Personal Record at the Annapolis 10 miler was … Continue reading
16 miles long run fast finish, sunny & 78 degree. America has lost a good man.
6 mile recovery pace, cool & 72 degree. If you haven’t heard Coach Greg McMillan’s Great 8 factors on a successful marathon, I highly recommend it. In fact, I follow many of the tips he talked about in my … Continue reading
2 mile warm up + 8 10 x 800 with 1 min. rest + 1 mile cool down, cool 71 degree My workout today was 8 x 800 meter cruise intervals. I said “was” because on my way to the … Continue reading