Category Archives: social

Day 6 Week 17 – Last Long Run

  Marathon Training 226 min (21 miles incl hill work), humid & 75 degree That is 3 hours 46 minutes for us earthlings.  Which is more than  what I have planned, 20 miles or 3 hours 30 minutes.  What happened? … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 17 – Inspirations On Running

  Marathon Training Cross training: yoga for upper body, no running Inspirations On Running On Saturday, Jeannie Rice finished the Akron Half Marathon with a record time of 1:37:03.  Her time not only won her the age group title but … 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 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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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 2 Week 15 – Big Data & Politics

  Marathon Training 40 days to the Erie Marathon. And this is my last down week (i,e, scheduled break with reduced mileage & volume) in the 20 week marathon training. It is not only a break for the legs but … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 28 Jul 2019

First week of my Speed & Marathon Specific phase, I definitely feel the workout volume (intensity + distance) building up.  Namely, the 400m repeats, tempo interval, and fast finish long run are highlights of the week. Even with the increased … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 14 – Identity Politics?

Marathon Training 154 min (15 mi incl 4 mi fast finish), sunny & 77 degree The fast finish long run is a marathon specific workout. In that, it is to push when the legs are tired, such as toward the … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 12 – The Tough Guy, Reality Television Show

  Marathon Training 76 min (8 mi) plus 3 strides, overcast & 78 degree The three strides after my run was the most I could squeeze out of my body this morning. Thought it would be good after the 8 … Continue reading

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