I was a little nervous going into today's run.  It was supposed to be 16 miles run at 10% slower than marathon pace or about 08:45/mile.  I have been feeling better since my sickness but today was going to be my first long run in a while.  Normally 16 isn't that bad considering the miles we had been putting in but I missed last weekend's 20 mile run and the previous was just 10 miles.  Endurance … [Read more...]


I convinced Danoh to step off the treadmill, take off his dress, and join me outside for a "real" run.  Today we were supposed to do 5, 2 mile intervals.  So, this was going to be an 11 mile mid-week run.  This is a lot for me during the week.  I don't think I've run 11 miles in 1 day during the week that wasn't a holiday.  Plus, I was just started to feel better from my sickness.  It was dark, a … [Read more...]

A Hard 10

A Hard 10 for key workout number 1 of week 8 for the 12 week marathon training plan. I met up with Jason a mile into the run. He convinced me to run outside, in the blizzard like conditions. Oh how I love the treadmill when is cold out. Anyhow, we kept a solid 8:00 pace or less all the way to the park. On the way back we picked it up a bit. I felt rather good for some reason and forgot Jason … [Read more...]