I have a cold!

The Las Vegas Marathon is in just over a week, and I am slowly getting over a cold! Last Saturday I woke up a little stuffy. But it went away during the day. That evening I did my long run (13 miles at 8:00 pace). I felt a little stuffy that night, and woke up […]

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I bought a Horizon T900 treadmill!

I do all my training on my treadmill. The Proform treadmill that I bought used last year for $350 is getting worn out. I already broke the frame once and had it re-welded. The belt is now badly worn, and is likey to fail at any time now. The thing is noisy as all heck. […]

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Getting Faster!

Last night as part of my training I ran 5 miles at 7:03 pace. Actually, I ran 3.5 miles at 7:03 pace, took a couple minute breather and ran the last 1.5 miles @ 7:03 pace. I finished the 3.5 miles in 24:46 which would have put me in the top 4 men from my […]

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Marathon taper!

I finished my last 20 mile run on Sunday, now I am officially in taper mode for the Las Vegas Marathon on December 2nd! Yay! I had to do the 20 mile run on Sunday instead of the usual Saturday due to a busy weekend schedule. So my two run this week are both pushed […]

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Treadmill belt getting trashed

Last night I was scheduled to run 8 miles: 1 easy mile, and 7 miles @8:00 pace. I started to run the easy mile, the belt was tracking poorly on my TM. It was rubbing against the side. So I got off, and decided I needed to adjust the belt. I knew the front roller […]

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Quarter mile intervals

4 weeks of runs and workouts left before the Las Vegas Marathon. I still have one 20 miles run left before we start getting into taper mode. But I am almost there. I was scheduled to run 10 quarter mile intervals @ 6:20 pace with 10 minutes of warmup, and 10 minutes of cooldown. The […]

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