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Day 1 Week 18 – Sow A Thought, Reap An Action

  Marathon Training Cross training – yoga for hamstring, no running Sow A Thought, Reap An Action I can’t touch my toes without bending my legs.  It’s a fact, not the end of the world.  I know.  What I did … Continue reading

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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 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 3 Week 17 – Working With Others

Marathon Training 60 min (6 mi recovery run), cloudy, pleasant & 75 degree Working With Others I am a task oriented person. Meaning getting the job done is important to me.  Over the years through experiences I have learned  that … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 17 – In Current Moment

  Marathon Training 96 min (11 Mi: 8 tempo, 2 warm up, 1 cool down), cloudy & 75 degree Today’s 8 mile tempo run is the longest I have completed and marathon specific.  A hard workout designed to condition my … 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 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 4 Week 16 – One Month to Erie Marathon

  Marathon Training 8 mi: 20 x 200m w/ 200m jogging breaks, 2 mi warm up, 1 mi cool down, Sunny & 74 degree. My splits were between 45 sec to 48 sec. One Month to Erie Marathon An month … Continue reading

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