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Day 3 Week 17 – Marathon Reminder

  3 x 2.5 mi tempo interval (7:31 – 7:48) w/ 5 min jogging/walking rest, 1.5 miles warm up & cool down “25 days to the big race” is what the countdown clock on my blog says (the big race … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 16 – Thoughts on Tempo Intervals

6 x 1 mile @ 10K pace (7:42) w/ 90 sec rest, 1 mile warm up & cool down, overcast, 72 degree Fahrenheit Ran today’s tempo intervals over a mile course back and forth.  My time were as follows: 7:22, … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 13 – Quality Run

5 mile threshold run (8:00), 1 mile warm up and  cool down.  Quality workout. Taking advantage of my last lactate threshold workout, I did a 5 mile threshold/ tempo run for forty minutes.  The first mile was steady or race … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 13 – Subjective Truth

  7 mile easy, plus 4 strides. Truth are grounded in our subjective experience.  Hard to argue otherwise if you believe something is true.  Trouble is what our believe shifts based on passing experiences.  For instance, five people watching the … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 10 – Harvey & Me

16 mile easy. Tropical Storm Harvey brought precipitations to our area today, Nothing to the scale of its former category 4 hurricane stature.  But it was cold and rained all day nonetheless. Earlier in the week, I blogged about running … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 27 Aug 2017

Wedged between my family vacation trip and the Annapolis 10 mile race, this week is the transition between the two of my high priority events.  And yet I follow mostly my body cues to guide me instead of overthinking about … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 20 Aug 2017

Another low mileage week, 20 miles. Finally made it home after 2+ weeks of traveling.  While it was a great to spend time with the family on vacation, our trip was exhausting, being on the road (and sea) during these … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 6 Aug 2017

Ran 12.5 miles today and 40+ miles this week. This has been week number 6 of my marathon training. A lot of the nuts and bolts from my training I blogged about.  From active recovery to training plan, mental strategy … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 5 – Hill Sprints

6 miles including 6 x hill sprints (10 sec) w/walk down rest & 2 min rest Today’s hill sprints was much improved as compared to last Monday.  I felt my legs’ explosive drives up the hill, engaging my short twitch … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 9 Jul 2017

Second week of my marathon training, totaled 37 miles for the week. Run by feel is my approach to the base training this year.  I am running without wearing any devices such as a watch, heart rate monitor, or GPS. … Continue reading

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