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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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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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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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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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2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 16 of 16)

The final week of my taper went okay, but not great.  The excitement I used to have going into a marathon just doesn’t seem to be there anymore.  As a result, my motivation and focus has waned.  I plan to … Continue reading

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2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 15 of 16)

The marathon is next Sunday and I’m feeling confident that I’ve put myself in a position to PR.  Although not a perfect training cycle, it was pretty good.  I was consistent all around for the most part and avoided any … Continue reading

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2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 14 of 16)

Only two weeks to go before the marathon.  This has been a good training cycle and feel pretty good going into the race.  Earlier in the week I was having some knee problems, so had to scrap my interval run … Continue reading

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2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 13 of 16)

So-so week of training this week.  Legs were fatigued from the half marathon last week, so my runs were slower than planned.  But the hard training is pretty much over, now it is is just three weeks of a gradual … Continue reading

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2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 12 of 16)

Knocked out another solid week of training this week.  This week I was a little more disciplined all around (e.g., better sleep and diet) and as a result I feel I’m getting close to my peak conditioning.  Hopefully, I can … Continue reading

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2014 Mountains to Beach Marathon Training Update (Week 11 of 16)

Another productive week of training.  Relative to my last training cycle, I’m continuing to run slightly better, although I think I could be running even better if I did a better job with my sleep, diet and weight.  Only two … Continue reading

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