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Week In Review – 8 Jul 2018

Week Eleven of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 48.  My weight is 147.4 pounds and resting heart rate 54 beats per minute.  Both are trending downward. Things are heating up this week, weather and training wise. 91 degree … 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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Week In Review – 10 Jun 2018

Week Seven of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 38.  My weight is 150.4 pounds and resting heart rate 58 beats per minute.  Two more weeks remain in my Base phase of the 20 weeks marathon training. In a … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 7 – Faith In Training?

3 miles easy pace, sunny & 77 degree It took me a while to learn to trust my body when it comes to marathon training.  In the past, I put my faith in the training schedule.  I would follow it … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 7 – Base Phase Revisited

4 miles easy pace, sunny & 64 degree Thus far my Base phase runs consist of all easy paced workouts with a few variations interspersed, and they are fartleks, steady state, strides, and long run. While they look repetitive and … Continue reading

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Day 1 week 6 – Memorial Day – A Day Of Remembrance

6 miles easy pace + strides, overcast & 64 degree While the meaning of the Memorial Day often gets lost or confused, the following post is an apropos reminder. https://www.linkedin.com/embed/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6405942476456099840 As the author, Mark Deskins, my former boss, wrote “It’s not … 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 1 Week 5 – “Down Week”

  No running today.  I am nursing two blisters, one on each foot, from the long run this past Saturday.  I move today’s 3 miler to tomorrow to buy me time so the blisters have a chance to heal. Serendipitously, … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 20 May 2018

Week four of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 29.  My weight is 150.4 pounds and resting heart rate 61 beats per minute. One of the more intimate factors with my marathon training is the weather.  Because I do … Continue reading

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