Tag Archives: endurance

Better Sleep! Better Sleep?

  When the body is tired enough, will the mind follow?  I am curious to find out. Ran 21 miles again today. Took us 3 hours and 42 minutes to complete. Before we started, the temperature was around freezing.  Even … Continue reading

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21 Mile Run – Post Marathon

  Ran 21 miles this morning. It took me 3 hours and 49 minutes, about the same duration as my Erie Marathon time.    Sounds crazy?   Nay. It was a loooooong social run in that I was accompanying a fellow … Continue reading

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Getting The Job Done

  You can call me an “executor.”  Once a decision is made, I follow through regardless circumstance of hell or high water.  Maybe it’s the discipline from my marathon training, my work habit, or my personality.  Or just maybe action … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 19 – Post A-10 Reflection

  Marathon Training 40 min recovery jog, pleasant & 71 degree Post A-10 Reflection With the Annapolis 10 miler now behind me, Erie Marathon is in my crosshairs. However, before I dive into the marathon, a few thoughts from yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 12 – Progress On Stamina Development

  Marathon Training 191 min (18 mi), sunny & 74 degree Progress On Stamina Development Four weeks ago, when I started my stamina training phase, I ran a long run of 18 miles for 3 hours and 21 minutes. Today, … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 1 – Sustainability

rest day, no running Even though I am running short distances ( 3 to 4 miles)  each day this week, I can feel the accumulated fatigue in my legs.   That’s why today’s break is much appreciated. The built-in breaks in … Continue reading

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1 Second

What difference does one (1) second make? Answer: me not accepted into the 2019 Boston Marathon. Got the email from the Boston Athletic Association today.   It stated, “Entries in all age groups were accepted through and including those who ran … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 26 Aug 2018

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

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Week In Review – 26 Aug 2018

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

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Week In Review – 12 Aug 2018

Week Sixteen of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 52. My weight is 145 pounds and resting heart rate 58 beats per minute. What a week this one has been.  Lots of stresses, some planed, others not.  My long … Continue reading

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