Spirit of the Marathon

Spirit of the Marathon debut with a one time showing last night.  The film takes a journey with six people in their preparation for the 2005 Chicago Marathon.  The six people ranged from novice runner to the elite: Ryan Bradley - Boston Hopeful, Leah Caille - First-Time Marathoner, Deena Kastor - 2004 Olympic Bronze Medalist, Jerry Meyers - Four-Time Marathoner, Daniel Njenga - World Class … [Read more...]

A Short 3 miles

A short 3 mile today on the treadmile.  I didn't have time for much more.  I covered it with a 8:00 pace.  I felt good, but my legs are a little sore from lifting yesturday.  … [Read more...]

Just Getting Warmed Up

I had about an hour to get my workout in.  I hopped on the trainer for 30 minutes  and then hit the weights with my leg routine.  Overall a good recovery day. … [Read more...]

Treadmill Tempo Run

5 miles on treadmill, 1 mile warm up and 4 miles at tempo (7:30 pace).  I felt pretty good.  I did the warm up at 8:30 pace.  It was a tough workout and I feel like I am making progress.  I am looking forward to the weights and trainer tomorrow. … [Read more...]

5 Miles Easy

A short easy 5 miles on the treadmill today.  I felt awsome 2 days after the long sunday run.  I really think riding yesturday helped. … [Read more...]

Recover on the Trainer

I road for 1hr on the trainer today, trying to recover from sundays long run.  My legs felt pretty good.  Just a little sore in the quads. … [Read more...]

16 Miles @ 16 Degrees

Just over 16 miles today.  Jason and I braved the cold air.  Thank God the wind was only 3 mph out of the NW.  I had a water bottle of accelerade (peach), pack of green sport beans, and  cliff bar.  I wanted to make sure I didn't bonk on my longest run on the coldest day of the year.  It was a progressive run, so the last 4 miles we increase our pace with the last mile at marathon pace (8:00).   I … [Read more...]

Personal Goals for 2008

This is the first attempt at putting together a podcast.  We attempt to talk about our goals for 2008. … [Read more...]

Welcome to Hardy Breed

Hardy Breed is nothing new.  But come the new year we hope to start a great new site for the multisport athlete.  Expect some great audio and video podcast to come your way. … [Read more...]