Category Archives: transition

Day 4 Week 16 – On Aging

  6 mile recovery run, cool, 65 degree Fahrenheit. The security of knowledge and possession of skills and material necessities are common goals for many of us.  Their ownership builds confidence for individuals and by extension the society as a … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 15 – More Than Ever

5 mile recovery run, 64 degree Fahrenheit. Taking the path of least resistance is only human.  Very understandable.  But if we want to excel, we need  the “right” stress that pushes us toward our stretched goal, something that is reachable … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 1 Oct 2017

Week 14 and counting.  Total miles ran this week: 38 A transition week between the Lactate Threshold and Marathon Specific phases of my marathon training.  Did another Park Run 5k this week to verify my fitness level and found out … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 14 – Puerto Rico’s Fate

tempo interval 2 x 15 min w/ 2 min rest, 3.3 warm up & cool down The struggle we face often is not out there in the external world.  It is within us. Whether it’s conflicting values, competing options, or … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 14 – It’s Transition Time, Again

5 mile easy. Seven weeks remain till Harrisburg Marathon.  My marathon training is yet going through another transition.  A quick recap: first 9 weeks – Base Run, then the next 4 weeks – Lactate Threshold.  Now, I have the Marathon … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 13 – Carpe Diem!

6 mile easy with heart rate of 114 – 120 and 124 – 133 for the inclines. Out about my neighborhood this morning for my 6 mile run.  The crackling sound of my every step meeting the dried-up leaves on … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 10 – Lactate Threshold Phase

This week marks the start of the next phase in my 20 week marathon training – the lactate threshold phase.  What new will be the addition of speedwork to my workout in terms of tempo run also known as threshold … 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 4 Week 9 – Welcome Home

7 miles easy + 4 strides The transition from travel mode to home has taken several days for me.  When on travel, eating out was the top order of the day.  No matter where I was, finding good eats was … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 9 – Feel Your Body?

  Admittedly things happen despite of what I think.  This morning is a good example. Today’s my run was planned tempo intervals.  Specifically, two three-mile interval with four minute rest in-between.  Perfect for my aerobic strengthening. Right? Except that tempo … Continue reading

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