Monthly Archives: February 2018

Don’t Push It (too hard!) – Boston Marathon Training Week 10

I had the following conversation with my best friend on Wednesday: Michele: How are you feeling? Me: Better, but my run today was horrible. Michele: Why? Are you still sick? Me: No… well, I think I’m at about 95%. It’s frustrating though because I did a threshold run today and it was way harder than […]
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Quit Blaming the Kids

In the aftermath of an atrocity such as the massacre last week we enter into the Facebook and other social media debate. One unfortunate aspect of that debate inevitably is one that argues that the young people themselves are at fault…or if not the young people, then the culture around these young people.   I […]
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Recovery – Boston Marathon Training Week 9

Well, I only lost two weeks of training due to illness (This Sucks! Boston Marathon Training Weeks 6, 7, & 8). According to my coach my setback is really just one week of training. I’m grateful for his perspective because as I was sitting sick, I was also stressing about Boston. Would I recover in […]
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This Sucks! Boston Marathon Training Weeks 6, 7, & 8

Week 6 of my training for Boston was almost a perfect week. All my runs felt wonderful. I got in some quality hill work. My weekly miles were increasing nicely. I was doing very well with my strength program and working on increasing the mobility in my right ankle (this was supposed to be the […]
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