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Day 5 Week 17 – Our Worst Enemy

Is ourselves. Why do I say that?  Our vivid mind undermines us.  Imaging that it’s getting dark and you see a shadow in the corner.  Is it a burglar, a ghost, or something scarier?  Our imagination does the worst things … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 15 Oct 2017

Total miles ran this week: 44 Third week of Marathon Specific training, workouts intend to condition my body for the 26.2 miles challenge.  Workouts like the hill to tempo, tempo intervals, and surges aim to train my legs to run … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 16 – On Aging

  6 mile recovery run, cool, 65 degree Fahrenheit. The security of knowledge and possession of skills and material necessities are common goals for many of us.  Their ownership builds confidence for individuals and by extension the society as a … Continue reading

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week In Review – 8 Oct 2017

Total miles ran this week: 53 In my marathon specific phase, I am still making up some of the lactate threshold runs. This requires a bit of juggling of the schedule and doubling up on the intensity of my weekly … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 15 – Setting Boundary

2 mile easy warm up, 5 mile steady, 1 mile cool down, 69 -72 degree Fahrenheit Setting boundary or limit used to be foreign concept to me.  Not that I was a wild and loose cannon.  Quite the opposite.  I … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 15 – Being There, Done That?

5 mile recovery run, 62 degree Fahrenheit. A beautiful day, not a cloud in the sky. “Be present” is a common concept preached in yoga, meditation, and other spiritual practices.  So much so, it is common knowledge but unfortunately not … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 1 Oct 2017

Week 14 and counting.  Total miles ran this week: 38 A transition week between the Lactate Threshold and Marathon Specific phases of my marathon training.  Did another Park Run 5k this week to verify my fitness level and found out … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 13 – Un-Rushed Days

5 mile easy Don’t ask me when was the last time I used my alarm clock.  Probably only a handful of times since my retirement close to three years ago. My days start when I am awake.  Maybe 4 AM … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 11 – Marathoners United

7 mile easy Marathon is a lonely sport.  Some would disagree and call the whole thing nuts.  But with the hundreds and thousands of runners gather at the starting line, only one matters – me. Having said that, everyone carries … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 10 – Net Neutrality Comment Ends Today

6 Mile easy (10:15), PM run, 75 degree Fahrenheit In case you haven’t heard: Last chance to comment on the Federal Communication Commission’s plan to repeal Net Neutrality is midnight tonight.  That’s a little more than 4 hours from now … Continue reading

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