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Day 5 Week 19 – “Groundhog Day” In Real Life

Rest/ Off day. Ever watch the movie, “Groundhog Day” where the main character wakes up everyday to the same day?  That’s sorta how I feel.  Here I am.  Being 9 days away from the Harrisburg marathon, this is the last … 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 5 Week 16 – A Day Off

Friday the 13th – no running today. Not because I am afraid of running into a black cat.   But because it is my day off from running, a scheduled day of rest, and a day I savor so so … 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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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 6 Week 14 – Marathon Training Feedback

11 mile (including a Park Run 5k at the FLetcher’s Cove). Combo run today – parked at C & O Canal Lock 7 and jogged to the Fletcher’s Cove for the Park Run 5k race and jogged back afterwards.   … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 13 – Quality Runs

2 X 10 minute threshold interval w/ 90 sec rest, 3.3 mile warm up and cool down, nice & pleasant 68 degree Fahrenheit. Three weeks ago, I started my lactate threshold phase of the marathon training.  The phase I allotted … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 17 Sep 2017

Total mileage this week: 18 – a set back due to unforeseen event Ever being in a dream and the time just disappeared?  That is how I felt about this week.  I spent the first four days of the week in … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 10 – Lactate Threshold Phase

This week marks the start of the next phase in my 20 week marathon training – the lactate threshold phase.  What new will be the addition of speedwork to my workout in terms of tempo run also known as threshold … 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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