Monthly Archives: August 2019

Day 6 Week 19 – Recovering Mind & Body

  Marathon Training 12 mi incl 6 @ goal pace; Sunny & 75 degree Recovering Mind & Body My body is drained from all the running of the past weeks (accumulated fatigues from my marathon training). Since body is one … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 19 – This Retirement Life

  Marathon Training 60 min easy run, sunny & 70 degree This Retirement Life Many people ask me about my retirement.  It a future event for them, and they are curious.  Perfectly understandable.  In truth, retirement is like anything in … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 19 – We Are What We Do

  Marathon Training 54 min (6 mi incl 24 min tempo), pleasant & 70 degree We Are What We Do Our life’s meaning is inextricably tied to what we do, and in larger context, the roles we play. In making … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 19 – Clean Up Time

  Marathon Training 50 min (5 mi) easy run, overcast & 74 degree Clutters Entropy is the physics term describing things will decline to disorder over time.  And entropy is what I am trying to stave off for my mind … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 19 – Peaking

  Marathon Training 10 x 1 min at 10K pace w/1 min easy jogging breaks + 2 mi warm up & 1 mi cool down; cloudy & 63 degree Peaking During this last phase of my marathon training, peaking as … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 19 – Post A-10 Reflection

  Marathon Training 40 min recovery jog, pleasant & 71 degree Post A-10 Reflection With the Annapolis 10 miler now behind me, Erie Marathon is in my crosshairs. However, before I dive into the marathon, a few thoughts from yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 25 Aug 2019

It was a fantastic weather today for the Annapolis 10 miler.  In fact, best I could recall for all the years I have run it.  My time was 1:18.51, a few seconds slower than last year.  But I executed the … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 18 – A-10 Race Eve

  Marathon Training 59 min (6 mi), sunny & pleasant, 65 degree A-10 Race Eve Nice break in the weather.  Cool and pleasant.  The humidity has evaporated just in time for my Annapolis 10 miler tomorrow.  Mostly sunny & 66 … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 18 – Cyber Insecurity

  Marathon Training 30 min (3 mi) recovery run, overcast & 71 degree Cyber Insecurity Received a letter from my insurance company notifying me of a data breach involving my personal data on-file.  The letter offered a two-year Identification monitoring … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 18 – Burning Up

  Marathon Training 6 mi: 8 x 400m w/ 200m jog between, 2 mile warm up, 1 mile cool down; sunny & 78 degree My splits for the 400m repeats were: 1:40, 1:37, 1:37, 1:38, 1:36, 1:38, 1:40, 1:40 Burning … Continue reading

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