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Week In Review – 18 Aug 2019

Summer is in full swing, and it is sizzling hot outside.  The heat wave is expected to continue until middle of the week.  Lucky me.  Glad to have completed my last long run yesterday.   Confronting finality has a way of … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 17 – In Current Moment

  Marathon Training 96 min (11 Mi: 8 tempo, 2 warm up, 1 cool down), cloudy & 75 degree Today’s 8 mile tempo run is the longest I have completed and marathon specific.  A hard workout designed to condition my … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 16 – The Earth Is Melting

  Marathon Training 194 min (18 mi w/ fast finish), pleasant & 70 degree The last four miles of today’s long run was dedicated to the marathon specific workout – Fast Finish Long Run. Super glad that Brandon was running … Continue reading

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Day 5 week 16 – A Beautiful Recovery Run

  Marathon Training 70 min (7 mi), sunny with slight breeze, pleasant & 75 degree A Beautiful Recovery Run Tired legs from yesterday’s 200 meter repeats had me wondered about today’s 7 mile run. Really? Luckily, the gorgeous weather made … 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 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 3 Week 15 – Connecting With Self (part 2)

  Marathon Training 72 min (8 mi incl 5 steady), overcast & cool, 71 degree My splits for the steady pace run are as follows: 8.39, 8.09*, 8.26, 8.01*, 8.23 (*= opposite direction) Connecting With Self Fifteen weeks into my … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 14 – Identity Politics?

Marathon Training 154 min (15 mi incl 4 mi fast finish), sunny & 77 degree The fast finish long run is a marathon specific workout. In that, it is to push when the legs are tired, such as toward the … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 14 – Speed Workout

Marathon Training 9 mi: 2 w/u, 16 x 400m w/ 200m recover jog, 1 c/d; partly cloudy & 71 degree Luckily, a break from the heat waves. Couldn’t imaging what today’s speed work would be like otherwise.  Completed the 400 … Continue reading

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