Category Archives: life

Day 4 Week 17 – Summer Icon?

  Marathon Training 48 min (5 mi) plus 6 striders, cloudy & 75 degree Summer Icon After the run this morning, while stretching,  I realized I was immersed in a sea of cicada chorus.  Their enthusiastic sounds were so deafening, … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 17 – Working With Others

Marathon Training 60 min (6 mi recovery run), cloudy, pleasant & 75 degree Working With Others I am a task oriented person. Meaning getting the job done is important to me.  Over the years through experiences I have learned  that … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 16 – The Earth Is Melting

  Marathon Training 194 min (18 mi w/ fast finish), pleasant & 70 degree The last four miles of today’s long run was dedicated to the marathon specific workout – Fast Finish Long Run. Super glad that Brandon was running … 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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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 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 1 Week 15 – Summer Eve

  Marathon training 48 min (5 mi), sunny & 84 degree Summer Eve The heat lingers long after the sun set.  Like a tropical night minus the mosquito net. Any appetite is swapped by feeling of listlessness.   How I wish … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 14 – Live Free

  Marathon Training 64 min (7 mi incl 5 @ steady), sunny & 74 degree Having running tempo (or tempo interval) pace so much, today’s steady pace was a refreshing change.  However that did not mean today’s steady pace was … Continue reading

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