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38th Marine Corps Marathon!

It has been over a week and I think its time for my first post regarding the Marine Corps Marathon. I am pleased to say that I made it across the finish line!  I beat the bridge! While my time

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Today looks like a nice day to run The 38th Marine Corps Marathon.

So, by the time this auto-posts,  I should be at the starting line of the Marine Corps Marathon. Or somewhere around it at any rate. I am writing this the night before, as I prepare to toss and turn in

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The Marathon that almost wasn’t, with a community that definitely was.

On the 15th of October, the Marine Corps Marathon released the following: Dear Runners, Since the government shutdown occurred, the Marine Corps Marathon continues its coordination with hopes of a conclusion in time to host the event without impact. Without

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50 Mile Week

This last week, I had moved my 20 mile run to Monday, as the weekend had involved an out-of-town amusement park trip.  This put me in an interesting position, as I had 20 miles on the very first day.  With

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Thoughts, 2 weeks before Marine Corps Marathon Weekend

The weather has been in the high 50’s and raining here this week, so I have pounded out my two runs thus  far – on the treadmill.   My son joined me for half of Wednesdays run, but my 8 last night

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Welcome to Taper-Town! Marine Corps Marathon is only 19 days away!

That’s right! The Long-Run-Train has been put into storage for a few weeks, as we have entered the taper-period! I was supposed to do 20 miles over the weekend, but with a trip to Hershey Park – it didn’t happen. 

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Speedwork reminds you how fast you can run.

So on the list for last night was a 6 mile run (although I have since checked,and I messed up – it was supposed to be a 7 mile run. OOPS!)  I had done the speed work the night before,

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I Just realized I have been neglecting my speedwork!

Last night was a procrastinating night.  I knew my rest-days were over, and I had a 3 mile run on the books.  That’s it, only a 3 miler.  Well I kept finding reasons to put it off.  I spent some

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Pace seems to be subjective

Its interesting, I read a blog and see someone talking about their “slow” seven minute mile, and I think – “Crap! That isn’t even my FAST mile!”   Then I post how I took it easy, and ran a 9:15 mile.  The

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Never sore where you think

Last night I hit my bowflex for a nice workout. My thought is that by swapping days of running and lifting, I give my Plantar Fasciitis a chance to heal (in theory), while working on the upper body/core that I

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