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Plan for Next Half Marathon

My next race is the San Diego Holiday Half Marathon on December 28th.  It is only 5 weeks away, so I’ve decided not to put a formal training plan together.  Instead, I will run 3 to 4 times a week … Continue reading

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2014 Silver Strand Half Marathon Training Plan

Took this past week off from running and will take another week off before easing back into my next training cycle in early September. Although I feel fine, I think in the past I didn’t allow sufficient recovery time after a race … 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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AFC Half Marathon Training Update (Weeks 6 to 9)

I executed the 9-week training plan relatively closely, but didn’t really have my heart in it. It has been a bit warm and humid the past few weeks, so my pacing has been noticeably slower.  I’m close to being in … Continue reading

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AFC Half Marathon Training Update (Weeks 3 to 5)

I’ve been averaging about 30 miles a week (Tuesday – Intervals, Thursday – Tempo, and Sunday – Long Run) for the past three weeks .  I’ve been following my training plan pretty closely, but honestly haven’t been putting forth my best … Continue reading

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2014 AFC Half Marathon Training Plan

Ran 28 easy pace miles this week.  Legs are still not 100% recovered from the marathon, but good enough to start my half marathon training cycle next week.  I have 9 weeks to prepare for the AFC Half Marathon.  There … 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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2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 5 of 16)

Ran the San Diego Half Marathon this morning in 1:25:25.  Missed my PR by about 13 seconds, so close.  I was on target until I hit the big hills between miles 8 to 10 and lost a lot of time … Continue reading

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2014 Carlsbad Marathon Training Update (Week 7 of 16)

I’m almost halfway through this marathon training cycle and right on track of where I was hoping to be at this point.  Had a good half marathon yesterday to assess my fitness level and it was encouraging – ran my … Continue reading

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AFC Half Marathon Training Update (Week 10 of 10)

America’s Finest City Half Marathon is tomorrow.  Not sure how I will do, but feel pretty good going into the race.  My left knee injury has pretty much healed and nothing else aches.  Finished with a good taper week and … Continue reading

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