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Week In Review – 16 Sep 2018

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

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2019 Boston Marathon Registration Opens

Today is Monday, September 10, 2018, the day after my Erie Marathon and the day of the 2019 Boston Marathon registration opens.   But I can not register. Why not? It is not because I didn’t qualify.  3 hours and 40 … 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 -19 Aug 2018

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

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Day 4 Week 12 – Fun Run

5 miles recovery pace, sunny & 76 degree I enjoy running because I believe it is good for my health.  And I want my runs to be fun.  Therefore, once in a while I set out to run deliberately slow, … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 11 – The Right Push

2 mile warm up, 2 mile tempo, and 1 mile cool down, humid & 76 degree Determined not to deal with another 90+ degree run like yesterday, I got out early this morning to beat the heat.   Nonetheless the air was … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 10 – Our Limitations

3 miles easy pace, sunny & 84 degree Every parent has said to their child at one time or another the Ben Franklin motivation line, “you can do anything you set your mind to.”  It is the gold standard in … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 27 May 2018

My weight is 152 pounds and resting heart rate 56 beats per minute. So glad to have this down week planned in my marathon training.  I was four weeks into my training at the beginning of the week and accumulated 103 … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 5 – A Win-Win Approach

  4 miles easy pace with fartlek surges, cloudy & 67 degree The morning air was cool, and my strides felt good.  Instead of the planned three miles, I ran four including a couple fartlek during mile 3. Since this being … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 4 – A Wasted Breath

5 miles (2 miles easy pace, 2 miles steady, 1 mile easy), slightly humid & 69 degree We go through life doing many things.  Even on a daily basis, routine matters, special events, or surprises (the unplanned happenings) occupy our … Continue reading

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