Category Archives: race

Week In Review – 16 Sep 2018

A post-marathon week, lots of reflections and contemplation, recovery, as well as waiting for the massive Hurricane Florence to make landfall. My Erie Marathon took place last Sunday.  I finished the race with a time of three hours thirty-five minutes … Continue reading

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Erie Marathon Afterthought

It has been 48 hours since I finished the Erie Marathon on Sunday.  I am in the recovery mode. My body still harbors the memory from 2 days ago.  It’s not only psychological.  More like physiological. No question, the Erie … Continue reading

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Week In Review -19 Aug 2018

Week Seventeen of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 53.  weight is 145 pounds and resting heart rate 59 beats per minute. My Annapolis 10 miler result: 1:18:03, a personal record (more on this in future postings).  Input that … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 17 – 2018 Annapolis 10 Miler

8 mile easy pace, cloudy & 78 degree. Tomorrow is Annapolis 10 miler, an annual ritual for me and my running group, the SRC.  On the eve of this race, we are preparing for it by running easy, keeping our … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 10 – Homestretch

7 miles easy pace + 4 strides, sunny & 73 degree Not going to deny it, I am super tired as in barely able to keep my eyes open. No, no.  I am not tired from this morning’s run, nor … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 20 – Marathon Taper Progress

4 mile easy, 47 degree Fahrenheit During today’s 4 mile easy run, my legs feel good.  No aches nor pain.  I have been waiting for this day.  With 4 days to go, it is finally happening.  Also a sign that … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 20 – Weather & Race Effect

  2 mile warm up, 3 mile marathon pace, 1 mile cool down, 60 degree Fahrenheit.  Pleasant running weather. Wow, what a perfect morning for marathon if the marathon were today.  It was cloudy, cool, around 60 degree.  Ideal for … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 11 – Labor Day Celebrations

7 miles easy Celebrated this national holiday by participated in two local Labor Day parades supporting a candidate for local office.  A gorgeous day for parades by the way. Temperature were in low 80s, families of young and old gathered … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 27 Aug 2017

Wedged between my family vacation trip and the Annapolis 10 mile race, this week is the transition between the two of my high priority events.  And yet I follow mostly my body cues to guide me instead of overthinking about … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 9 – End Of Base Phase

3 miles easy Tomorrow is my Annapolis 10 miler race.  It marks the end of my base phase training. The result of the race will provide feedback on my training thus far, set the pace and transition my training into … Continue reading

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