Category Archives: running gear

Day 4 Week 7 – Tender Heel

  Marathon Training 38 min (4 mi), overcast & 72 degree My left and right foot have different gaits.  It is clear from the callouses on my soles and the wearing patterns on my shoes that I don’t run evenly.  … Continue reading

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Reblog: 5 Cold-Weather Running Myths

The official winter starts in three days (for northern hemisphere).  Whether you are hardcore runner or casual jogger, the five cold-weather running myths busters by MapMyRun provides useful tips. Tips like hydration, layering, starting  your running into the wind, so … Continue reading

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Run Report for Late October

The chill in the air gave me second thought about if I dressed warm enough.  You see I was prepared for my run today.  But the sun looked warm and inviting.  And I hated to be overdressed while running.  Not … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 20 – Cold Weather Running

5 mile easy, 45 degree Fahrenheit, cold. While no white smoke coming out of my mouth this morning, I felt what a cold, finger numbing run it was.  The run, I told myself, in a way could be a preview … Continue reading

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Marathon Under Two Hours?

Sounds incredible?  So was the 4 minute mile back in 1954 before Roger Bannister broke it.  Not to mention, runners have been progressively getting faster due to advancements in technology and training. Current world record for marathon is 2.02:57 (2 … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 14 – Running Gears

10/1/2016 – 8 AM run, light drizzle, 8 miles easy Originally planned 12 mile run today, but my left foot got a superficial cut from the minimal shoes strap which was wet from the weather.  It would definitely get bloodier … Continue reading

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Day 7 Week 12 – Week In Review (18 Sep 2016)

9/18/2016 – rest day, total 46 miles for this week With twelve out of twenty weeks of the marathon training complete, the rest of the training will be more marathon specific.  In a nutshell, endurance focused.  This is by design also … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 12 – Long Run in Minimal Shoes!

9/17/2016 – 9 AM run, cloudy & cool, 18 miles easy in my minimal shoes Three weeks ago, I got blisters from racing in my minimal shoes at the Annapolis Ten miler.  The A-10 has functioned as a test run … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 9 – Heat Run

8/26/2016 – 10 AM run, sunny & hot, 6 Miles easy Ran a heat run to acclimate myself for the upcoming Annapolis ten milers this Sunday. Weather was  sunny, hot, 80+ degree, but not too humid. In this weather, cicadas was … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 5 – Early Morning Run

7/27/2016 – 6 AM run, 74 degrees, 8 miles Go to the mountain if the mountain won’t come to you. For the past couple of days, I have been getting up before dawn, waiting for the daybreak, so I can … Continue reading

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