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Countdown To The Big RaceErie MarathonSeptember 9th, 20183 months to go.
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
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
Week Three of my Erie Marathon training. Total miles ran this week: 27. My weight is 152 pounds and resting heart rate 58 beats per minute. It had been a busy week. Foremost, moving my son out of school where he lived … Continue reading
4 miles, easy pace with a steady run for mile 3 (my split: 9:14, 9:00, 7:41, 9:15) , overcast & 57 degree. It should be obvious from my splits that I injected a steady run within today’s easy runs. The … Continue reading
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
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