Category Archives: Marathon Training

Running Tips to train/run a full marathon

How I trained for the Boston Marathon 2016

2016 was my 4th Boston Marathon.  My first in 2013 lived up to all the hype and, I think, was still the best race I have run.  My time in 2013 was 3:19:55, with a negative split (very hard to … Continue reading

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The Boston Marathon 2016

Another Boston Marathon has come and gone. That year went very fast.  Pun intended. Let me catch everyone up if you have not been following me. Last year, 2015, went as good as I could hope for, almost too good. … Continue reading

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The 5-4-3-2-1 workout!

Are you training for a Marathon?  Well if you answered yes, then this workout is for you.  Around 6 weeks from your race on a long run (20 + miles) do the following. 2 warm up miles 5 miles @ MP … Continue reading

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Boston 2015

The Boston Marathon has become my main race for the year.  Prior to running this race in 2013, my plan was to run it one time, check off the bucket list of running Boston and find the next race.  Well … Continue reading

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Marathon Carbohydrate Loading

Ok, so you have a Marathon coming up.  You have trained for the past 14-18 weeks, put in the long runs, and now it is time to race. Everyone knows to “carbo-load” right?  So the night before a race you’re … Continue reading

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The Boston Marathon 2014

It has been over two months since The Boston Marathon April 21st.   Why it is taking me so long to write this post.  Well it could be because last year was my first time running of the Boston Marathon and … Continue reading

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Speed work – Are you doing it wrong?

Everyone wants to run like Meb Keflezighi (ok maybe just me).  I know deep down I will never be that fast.  The fact is, I am not competing with Meb, I am competing with myself.  Every race I run, I want … Continue reading

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