Category Archives: awareness

Day 2 Week 9 – Acclimating

  Marathon Training 84 min (7 miles + 6 hill repeats), sunny & warm, 72 degree In three days “summer begins” so says my calendar.  Wouldn’t you know it, I am already feeling the heat when I run in the … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 9 – Seeking Balance

  Marathon Training 48 min (5 mi), sunny, warm & 74 degree I am transition from the endurance to the stamina phase.  The latter will include intervals and tempo runs.  They are added to the easy pace runs to condition … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 8 – Blue For Sudan

Marathon Training 190 min (17 mi), pleasant & 62 degree If I had to pick a day for my long run, it could not have been better than today. It had the elements of an ideal running day: cool temperature, … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 8 – Freedom Versus Democracy

  Marathon training 38 min (4 mi), windy & 60 degree Freedom Versus Democracy What’s the difference between freedom and democracy? I often think of them as hand-in-hand twins. But the protests in Hong Kong has made me realize that … Continue reading

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Day 2 week 8 – Our Digital World

  Marathon Training 48 min (5 mi), breezy & 70 degree Our digital world Mary Meeker’s 2019 report on Internet Trends is out.  Heads up – it is 333 page/ slide presentation (the slides are downloadable) with charts and figures.  … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 9 Jun 2019

The Erie Marathon is on 8 Sep, thirteen weeks away.  As time goes, I am one-third way through my marathon training.  One more week of aerobic strengthening remaining before I transition to lactate threshold/ stamina phase. With the exception of … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 7 – Enduring Time Alone

  Marathon Training 183 min (16 mi), overcast & 72 degree. This morning when I ran my 16 miles, the weather was pleasant with the sun hidden behind the clouds.  Even though I ran alone but I wasn’t lonely.  Many … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 7 – What Does The Future Hold?

  Marathon Training 62 min (7 mi: 1 w/u & c/d + 5 steady pace), sunny & 67 degree What Does The Future Hold? I am not a navel gazer.  Nor do I believe that we can meditate the world’s … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 7 – Beyond Pain and Pleasure

Marathon Training 67 min (7 mi) + strides, sunny & 64 degree Beyond Pain and Pleasure? Short of human survival, our choices of where to focus our attention are commonly on pain and pleasure.  More explicitly, to avoid pains and … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 6 – Self Sabotage

  Marathon Training 38 min (4 mi), sunny & 73 degree Legs felt heavy.  Not sure why.  Did not think yesterday’s steady pace run was that exhaustive.  Maybe it was the accumulated fatigues from the week? So I ran my 4 … Continue reading

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