Tag Archives: recovery

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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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 – 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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Deep-Tissue Massage Works Wonders

I first started getting deep tissue massages last year. I was training for my BQ race and I wanted to do everything I could to make sure all my training and planning for this one race went perfect.  Well, if … 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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Why do I run (part 3)

I constantly try to answer this question. Everyone, including my wife wonders why I run. We’ll let me first set the stage. Today was a long day, I stayed up late last night watching a basketball game (Spurs won, 😉 … Continue reading

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Disney 2013 Marathon Weekend

Well the fun race that I have had on my bucket list is over. It was a crazy 4-day trip. Every morning I was up at 3 am and running at 5:30 am. We (my wife and two adult sons) ran … Continue reading

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