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1 Second

What difference does one (1) second make? Answer: me not accepted into the 2019 Boston Marathon. Got the email from the Boston Athletic Association today.   It stated, “Entries in all age groups were accepted through and including those who ran … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 23 Sep 2018

It has been two weeks of transition from my marathon in Erie, PA to off-season, a time typically marked by gradual healing, reflective soul searching, and occasionally a sense of nullness. I say “typically” because this time I applied my … Continue reading

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Recover Better

It has been ten days since I ran the Erie Marathon, and I am still recovering.  The 6 miles I tried today feels tiresome.  Not just the legs, but my lungs and heart are also laden. Looking back to my … Continue reading

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2019 Boston Marathon Application

Submitted my 2019 Boston Marathon application online today! In its reply email, the Boston Athletic Association, painstakingly, and in no uncertain terms, sets the expectation that my application does not guarantee my chance of running in the race: It is … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 16 Sep 2018

A post-marathon week, lots of reflections and contemplation, recovery, as well as waiting for the massive Hurricane Florence to make landfall. My Erie Marathon took place last Sunday.  I finished the race with a time of three hours thirty-five minutes … Continue reading

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Erie Marathon Afterthought 2

Almost a week since I ran the Erie marathon, my body is still recovering slowly.  Besides the two 3 mile recovery runs during the week, today’s 7.5 miles is the longest distance I have attempted post marathon. I say “attempted” … Continue reading

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On Marathon Training

 Knowing is not the same as Doing. It can take months of effort to train yourself new habits for your behavior, work that no amount of knowledge can replace.   ~ Scott Berkun, Author Marathoner earns a special spot in my heart.  … Continue reading

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2019 Boston Marathon Registration Opens

Today is Monday, September 10, 2018, the day after my Erie Marathon and the day of the 2019 Boston Marathon registration opens.   But I can not register. Why not? It is not because I didn’t qualify.  3 hours and 40 … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 9 Sep 2018

Ran the Erie Marathon today.  While the official result is yet to be posted, my watch has me finishing at 3.35:11.  Very lucky that the rain held off until later in the day and did not rain on the marathon. … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 20 – Arriving at Erie, PA

Cloudy & 61 degree. After 6 hours of drive, we arrived in Erie under a cloudy sky.   Temperature was on the cooler side.  But we (Alex, Brandon, Jamie, PJ, YC, and myself) were in high spirit. The race packet pick … Continue reading

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