Category Archives: weather

Day 5 Week 17 – Body Talks

  Marathon Training 72 min (8 mi incl 6 steady), cloudy, humid & 73 degree Body Talks Today’s “six miles at steady pace with one mile warm up and cool down” was supposed to be not too taxing.  The workout … Continue reading

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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 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 5 week 16 – A Beautiful Recovery Run

  Marathon Training 70 min (7 mi), sunny with slight breeze, pleasant & 75 degree A Beautiful Recovery Run Tired legs from yesterday’s 200 meter repeats had me wondered about today’s 7 mile run. Really? Luckily, the gorgeous weather made … 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 1 Week 14 – Summer Musing

  Marathon Training 48 min (5 mi), sunny & 80 degree Summer Musing No question, this heat is sapping my energy.  If I hadn’t run first thing in the morning, I probably would lose my focus and gradually melt away … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 13 – Excessive Heat Warning

  Marathon Training 117 Min (10 mi), humid & 82 degree “Excessive heat warning” for Washington DC area today & tomorrow.  The forecast is right.  The heat wave has arrived with a vengeance.  My memory may be short but this … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 13 – Preparing for Heat Runs

  Marathon Training 74 min (8 mi include 5 mi tempo), humid & 76 degree Ran my tempo run this morning.  Some miles were closer to my race pace rather than the tempo.  High humidity had me trenched in sweats … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 12 – A Late Day Run

  Marathon Training 57 Min (6 mi), clear sky & 88 degree A Late Day Run The transmission in my minivan has been acting up.  The speedometer would flicker unexpectedly with the dial going crazy, and the vehicle would  jerk … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 10 – Dew Point And Perceived Effort

  Marathon Training 116 min (10 miles), warm & 78 degree Dew Point And Perceived Effort In running many factors contribute to the perceived effort – hill, temperature, pace, just to name a few.  How about dew point?  For today … Continue reading

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