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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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When all the planets align for your race!

How do you find the perfect race?  That Unicorn, or as I like to say, when the all the planets align. This last weekend was a great example when the planets did not align in Fort Worth, Cowtown.  This is … Continue reading

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Speed work: The key to running faster!

How do you run fast?  The answer is very easy: Run faster. But seriously, if you want to run faster, then you need to do speed work. Speed work, AKA intervals, track repeats, or fartleks, as I have mentioned in … Continue reading

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Running in the Heat 2

Ok, it is that time again.  For a few months I thought it was going to be a cool summer, but then … “BAM”  it was hot.  Ok, no problem.  I have done this before.  I love running in the … Continue reading

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