Tag Archives: Marathon Training

Not giving up

I’m training for the Tokyo marathon, February 26th. I took today off from a tempo run. The first run I have skipped this training cycle. Marathon training is HARD. Wednesday, my back was hurting a bit and I had a … Continue reading

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Taper Time!

The Boston Marathon is 2 weeks from today! I feel like this training cycle flew by, even though it was by far the hardest I have ever trained for a marathon. I know I will be looking for things to … Continue reading

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The meat of Marathon Training

Boston is 4 weeks away. This is usually the hardest 2 weeks in the training cycle. I killed it last week with: Tues 7 miles HM pace avg 8:57 9, 9:01, 8:55, 8:53, 8:54, 9:03, 8:57 Wed 7 easy avg … Continue reading

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Running in the rain

It’s winter in Seattle and that means running in the rain. I’m not complaining. I would take rain over snow any day. But here are a few things I have learned this winter, the wettest one I’ve had here. Nothing … Continue reading

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Marathon training and FITFAM coupon code.

On Sunday I ran my last long run for CIM. It was cold, windy and raining. I had company for 6 of the 20 miles, which I was grateful for. When I sign up for a marathon it always feels … Continue reading

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Marathon Training and Hiking

The Eugene Marathon is about a month away. Last week was one of my highest mile weeks this training cycle, 43 miles, including a 20 miler. I’m looking forward to this week of only 35 miles. I’m using Hal Higdon’s … Continue reading

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Tavern Hall Review and Marathon Training

Larry and I have gone to Tavern Hall in Bellevue twice and both times the food and service were great. It’s casual bar food, but done very well. The burgers are very good, although they are thin. I prefer the … Continue reading

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