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Day 5 week 16 – A Beautiful Recovery Run

  Marathon Training 70 min (7 mi), sunny with slight breeze, pleasant & 75 degree A Beautiful Recovery Run Tired legs from yesterday’s 200 meter repeats had me wondered about today’s 7 mile run. Really? Luckily, the gorgeous weather made … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 16 – One Month to Erie Marathon

  Marathon Training 8 mi: 20 x 200m w/ 200m jogging breaks, 2 mi warm up, 1 mi cool down, Sunny & 74 degree. My splits were between 45 sec to 48 sec. One Month to Erie Marathon An month … Continue reading

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Day 3 week 16 – What Does Your Heart Say?

  Marathon Training 60 min (6 mi) recovery run, sunny & 82 degree What Does Your Heart Say Do you find it easy to get lost or confused with the avalanche of information in this digital age? If so, welcome … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 16 – The Wrong Kind of Speed

  Marathon Training 9 mi: 6 x 1 mi tempo interval w/ 90 sec rest, 2 mi warm-up , 1 mi cool down; sunny & 76 degree The Wrong Kind of Speed My splits for the 6 intervals were: 6.56, … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 16 – Mass Shootings

  Marathon Training 57 min (6 mi), overcast & 79 degree Mass Shootings After this past weekend’s two mass shootings, gun control is again a hot topic. And chances are nothing will be done as before. Why?  Issues are being … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 4 Aug 2019

A down week  – these past seven days have been restorative and a needed break for me in my marathon training. I am 35 days away from the Erie Marathon. Important to keep my balance and focus, so I will … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 15 – Fortitude

  Marathon Training 103 min (10 mi), sunny, humid & 75 degree Fortitude I completed my “down week” today with a 10 miler.  But three of my fellow SRC members did their long run of  20 miles.  They are training … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 15 – Between Black & White

  Marathon Training 48 min (5 mi) plus 6 strides, overcast, cool, 74 degree Between Black & White Between black & white, there is gray.  Not only that, shades of gray if you will. It’s imperative, being human, to recognize … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 15 – Pain and Quality of Life

  Marathon Training Cross training, no running. Did a series of yoga for legs, hips, and lower back. The result is amazing, as if I had got massages for my lower body – relief of tight muscles, and associated aches … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 15 – Connecting With Self (part 2)

  Marathon Training 72 min (8 mi incl 5 steady), overcast & cool, 71 degree My splits for the steady pace run are as follows: 8.39, 8.09*, 8.26, 8.01*, 8.23 (*= opposite direction) Connecting With Self Fifteen weeks into my … Continue reading

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