I’m going to be a pace bunny!

I’m going to be a pace bunny! I have a friend who is going to try for a PR at a 7.5 mile race tomorrow. I don’t like running in the cold particularly. But I thought it could be fun. If I ran it as a race, I would probably try to run it at […]

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My new fastest mile: 6 minutes 12 seconds

I used the FIRST 3:30 schedule when training for the Las Vegas Marathon. It radically increased my speed, and I finished in 3:36:30. That’s just 5 1/2 minutes short of qualifying for the Boston Marathon. I am going to try again in 2 1/2 months at the Shamrock Marathon in Virginia Beach, VA. But I […]

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My next race: The Shamrock Marathon

Having missed qualifying for the Boston Marathon, I looked hard for my next race. I originally started looking for something around May/June. I ran the Buffalo Marathon this year, and it was a good bet, though the course is relatively uninteresting. But it is flat and probably would be a fast course.But in my searching […]

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Faster intervals!

Last night I ran my toughest intervals yet! I switched from the FIRST 3:30 schedule, to the FIRST 3:15 schedule. I had to cheat to get through them. Instead of doing a 200m rest interval, I took a 2-3 minute rest between each one to catch my breath!!! And I was literally gasping for breath! […]

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Las Vegas marathon

I arrived in Las Vegas on the Tuesday before the Marathon. I did the Great Santa Claus Run. Actually, I walked it since I was going to running the marathon the next day.On Saturday I visited the expo at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, and picked up my race packet. I also hooked up with many […]

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