Training on vacation

Keeping a training schedule can be difficult while on vacation. Most of my running at home is on my treadmill. I like the treadmill because I can go at a fixed pace. So if my training schedule says to run quarter mile repeats at a 6:50 minute per mile pace, I can set the treadmill […]

Read More »

Precor C956 Treadmill

My treadmill at home is an older mid-grade Proform. But when I travel I get to run on other, often higher grade, treadmills. Today I went and worked out at a local fitness center. They had a couple Precor C956 treadmills and a couple other treadmills that didn’t look as heavy duty. Since I was […]

Read More »

Sport Beans

I have run two marathons now with several more on the horizon. In my first half marathon I ate Snickers bars. They were pretty good. In my first marathon I ate generic Jelly Beans. They were good but seemed to be lacking something. In my last marathon I ate M&M’s. I was pretty happy with […]

Read More »

Boston Marathon qualifying times

I ran the Chase Corporate Challenge (3.5 miles) yesterday in about 30 minutes. It works out to be a 8 minute 35 second pace. And this is after running the Buffalo Marathon 4 days earlier averaging a 9:59 per mile pace. Not blazing fast, but I have only been running for 10 months. I keep […]

Read More »