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2014 Carlsbad Marathon Training Update (Week 2 of 16)

Completed another productive week of training.  Everything seems to be falling in place and I’m about where I want to be.  Did my long run on a trail this morning, which was different, but a lot of fun.  Took a … Continue reading

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2014 Carlsbad Marathon Training Update (Week 1 of 16)

After a hectic September, it is nice to get back to a training routine.  This was the first week of a 16 week training cycle for a marathon in mid-January.  I ran the same marathon last year and I’m in … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon Training Update (Week 2 of 11)

Completed my second recovery week after the Carlsbad Marathon.  Had a decent 13 mile this morning and felt pretty good.  I don’t feel 100% recovered, but I’m ready to get back to the grind.  I tweaked my training plan one … Continue reading

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Maintenance Plan Between Marathons

With the marathon season now over, I’ve been pondering what my maintenance plan should entail until I begin the next marathon training cycle in the late summer.  There are a few things I would like to improve upon and this … Continue reading

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Nagano Marathon Training Update (Week 7 of 7)

Completed the 7-week marathon training cycle following the Tokyo Marathon in one piece.  The final taper week kept me a bit on edge since I wasn’t really sure how the race was going to turn out.  I wasn’t as disciplined … Continue reading

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Nagano Marathon Training Update (Week 6 of 7)

Wrapped up my second taper week in uneventful fashion.  It was a rather busy week at work for me so I had to adjust my plans slightly to make sure I at least got my key run workouts in.  I … Continue reading

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Nagano Marathon Training Update (Week 5 of 7)

Completed the first week of a three week taper.  Kept the intensity of each run, but reduced the mileage about 25% from my peak training week.  I plan to reduce the mileage another 25% this week.  All my runs this … Continue reading

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Nagano Marathon Training Update (Week 4 of 7)

This was my peak week of training and all went according to plan.  I hit all my planned paces during my runs and I’m feeling I’m right where I need to be going into the Nagano Marathon.  The body is … Continue reading

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Nagano Marathon Training Update (Week 3 of 7)

This was a good week of training.  The lingering fatigue from the Tokyo Marathon has totally dissipated and feel I’m right where I want to be going into the Nagano Marathon four weeks from today.  I was able to comfortably … Continue reading

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This Week’s Running Articles Around the Web (3/12/12)

Running articles I came across this week that I thought were interesting. Smart Marathon Training:  Knowing When to Say When (Competitor.com) – Nice post on learning to listen to your body and knowing when you need to rest. Because many … Continue reading

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