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Day 1 Week 18 – Sow A Thought, Reap An Action

  Marathon Training Cross training – yoga for hamstring, no running Sow A Thought, Reap An Action I can’t touch my toes without bending my legs.  It’s a fact, not the end of the world.  I know.  What I did … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 17 – Last Long Run

  Marathon Training 226 min (21 miles incl hill work), humid & 75 degree That is 3 hours 46 minutes for us earthlings.  Which is more than  what I have planned, 20 miles or 3 hours 30 minutes.  What happened? … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 17 – Body Talks

  Marathon Training 72 min (8 mi incl 6 steady), cloudy, humid & 73 degree Body Talks Today’s “six miles at steady pace with one mile warm up and cool down” was supposed to be not too taxing.  The workout … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 17 – Summer Icon?

  Marathon Training 48 min (5 mi) plus 6 striders, cloudy & 75 degree Summer Icon After the run this morning, while stretching,  I realized I was immersed in a sea of cicada chorus.  Their enthusiastic sounds were so deafening, … Continue reading

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Day 3 Week 17 – Working With Others

Marathon Training 60 min (6 mi recovery run), cloudy, pleasant & 75 degree Working With Others I am a task oriented person. Meaning getting the job done is important to me.  Over the years through experiences I have learned  that … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 16 – One Month to Erie Marathon

  Marathon Training 8 mi: 20 x 200m w/ 200m jogging breaks, 2 mi warm up, 1 mi cool down, Sunny & 74 degree. My splits were between 45 sec to 48 sec. One Month to Erie Marathon An month … Continue reading

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Day 3 week 16 – What Does Your Heart Say?

  Marathon Training 60 min (6 mi) recovery run, sunny & 82 degree What Does Your Heart Say Do you find it easy to get lost or confused with the avalanche of information in this digital age? If so, welcome … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 16 – The Wrong Kind of Speed

  Marathon Training 9 mi: 6 x 1 mi tempo interval w/ 90 sec rest, 2 mi warm-up , 1 mi cool down; sunny & 76 degree The Wrong Kind of Speed My splits for the 6 intervals were: 6.56, … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 15 – Fortitude

  Marathon Training 103 min (10 mi), sunny, humid & 75 degree Fortitude I completed my “down week” today with a 10 miler.  But three of my fellow SRC members did their long run of  20 miles.  They are training … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 15 – Between Black & White

  Marathon Training 48 min (5 mi) plus 6 strides, overcast, cool, 74 degree Between Black & White Between black & white, there is gray.  Not only that, shades of gray if you will. It’s imperative, being human, to recognize … Continue reading

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