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Countdown To The Big RaceErie MarathonSeptember 9th, 2018Thanks for visiting and keep running for your health.
It has been two weeks of transition from my marathon in Erie, PA to off-season, a time typically marked by gradual healing, reflective soul searching, and occasionally a sense of nullness. I say “typically” because this time I applied my … Continue reading
A post-marathon week, lots of reflections and contemplation, recovery, as well as waiting for the massive Hurricane Florence to make landfall. My Erie Marathon took place last Sunday. I finished the race with a time of three hours thirty-five minutes … Continue reading
Ran the Erie Marathon today. While the official result is yet to be posted, my watch has me finishing at 3.35:11. Very lucky that the rain held off until later in the day and did not rain on the marathon. … Continue reading
Week Nineteen of my Erie Marathon training. Total miles ran this week: 28. weight is 147 pounds and resting heart rate 57 beats per minute. One week to go. A key strategy in achieving marathon success is race pace. A good pace … Continue reading
In memory of Senator John McCain. Week Eighteen of my Erie Marathon training. Total miles ran this week: 40. weight is 143.5 pounds and resting heart rate 57 beats per minute. No question the Personal Record at the Annapolis 10 miler was … Continue reading
16 miles long run fast finish, sunny & 78 degree. America has lost a good man.
6 mile recovery pace, cool & 72 degree. If you haven’t heard Coach Greg McMillan’s Great 8 factors on a successful marathon, I highly recommend it. In fact, I follow many of the tips he talked about in my … Continue reading
Week Seventeen of my Erie Marathon training. Total miles ran this week: 53. weight is 145 pounds and resting heart rate 59 beats per minute. My Annapolis 10 miler result: 1:18:03, a personal record (more on this in future postings). Input that … Continue reading
Originally posted on Mindfulbalance:
Acknowledging that there is a groundlessness at the heart of the human condition, or an unsatisfactory element to our experience, is part of most spiritual traditions. As Pema Chodron says: “The truth is that we can…