Tag Archives: endurance

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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Day 6 Week 16 – What Does “Spent” Feel Like?

21 miles long run (230 minutes), cloudy & 78 degree. Running consumes energy.  For average person, that is about 100 calories per mile.  And our body is capable of storing up to 2000 calories.  So for endurance running, 20-21 miles is where … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 16 – On Good Habits

2 mile warm up, 5 mile tempo, 1 mile cool down, sunny & 78 degree Feels good to be back on the marathon training after a day of unexpected “off.”  By now my body is more conditioned to go out, … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 16 – The Waiting Game, Part 2

Part 1, here. The second time my life got put in a suspended animation is when my mom went into the hospital. My mother is in her mid 80’s and has an history of heart condition.  So when she complained … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 13 – Body Intelligence Meditation

20 miles (220 minutes) long run, cloudy & 67 degree Long run today ended up 20 miles and 3 hours 40 minutes.  A bit longer than I originally planned but why not.  Had good company of fellow SRCers (Brandon, PJ, … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 12 – Long Run Day Double

19 solo miles (207 minutes), sunny & 78 degree The concept of long run day double is to give the already fatigued legs an active recovery. Does it work?  Well, I ran 19 miles this morning and my legs are … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 1 Jul 2018

Week Ten of my Erie Marathon training.  Half way there. Hoohoo.  Total miles ran this week: 26 (down-week).  My weight is 148.2 pounds and resting heart rate 53 beats per minute. On top of being a down-week, the highlight of the week … Continue reading

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