Category Archives: Marathons

Race Report: 2014 Silver Strand Half Marathon

Time:  1:52:48 Overall:  351 / 1,647 Division (M 40-44):  37 / 89 Gender (M):  244 / 765 My sole goal going into this half marathon was just to finish and avoid any setbacks from a lingering knee injury.  I figured if I … Continue reading

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Race Report: 2014 AFC Half Marathon

Time:  1:32:16 Overall:  125 / 6,164 Division (M 40-44):  10 / 441 Gender (M):  92 / 2,950 Just completed the 2014 AFC half Marathon this morning. It was a lot tougher this year compared to last year due to the warmer … Continue reading

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Half Marathon Racing Schedule

Started running again this past week.  I ran a 3 times for a total of 24 miles.  I kept the running at a leisurely pace since I could feel I still wasn’t fully recovered from the marathon.  I plan continue … Continue reading

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2013 / 2014 Racing Season Recap

Well, it’s that time of year when I look back and see how my racing season went.  After a disappointing 2012/2013 season, I’m pleased to say this past year was probably my best season yet.  I not only set a … Continue reading

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Race Report: 2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon

Time:  3:04:20 Overall:  68 / 1,621 Gender (M):  64 / 809 Division (M 40-44): 10 /148 Wow, this was a really fast course!  If you are looking to qualify for the Boston Marathon, I would highly recommend this race.  I … Continue reading

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Race Report: 2014 San Diego Half Marathon

Time:  1:25:25 Overall:  51 / 6,025 Division (M 40-44):  12 / 379 Gender (M):  46 / 2,659 Of all the half marathons I’ve run, this one is toward the top as far as quality and organization.  It was a bit more than … Continue reading

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Race Report: 2014 Carlsbad Marathon

Time:  3:12:24 Overall:  64 / 1438 Gender (M):  56 / 850 Division (M 40-44):  10 / 140 Garmin:  http://connect.garmin.com/activity/432721198 Don’t have an official time yet, appears there were some issues with my timing chip.  Hope I can get it corrected since … Continue reading

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Carlsbad Marathon Pacing Strategy

The marathon is about a week out, so it’s time to put together a pacing strategy. This will be the third time I’ve run this course, so I am pretty familiar with it.  Although the weather is usually good, the … Continue reading

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Race Report: 2013 Silver Strand Half Marathon

Time:  1:25:52 Overall:  17 / 2,695 Division (M 40-44):  7 / 172 Gender (M):  16 / 1,165 Had a good Silver Strand Half Marathon. Although not a PR, it was my second fastest time for this distance.  The race itself was pretty … Continue reading

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2014 Carlsbad Marathon Training Plan

The 2014 Carlsbad Marathon will be on January 19, 2014.  This will be the third time I’ve run this race.  The course is challenging, but I like it since it is well organized and the field size is relatively small … Continue reading

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