Boston Marathon 2019

Blog reading made easy - for those not interested in the detailed blow-for-blow on the day's race, here's how I tally the events that led to a 9-minute PR on the Boston course. This was my best of 47 prior marathons. Here's why: I followed a well-structured plan for four months (Hanson's Marathon Method)I kept … Continue reading Boston Marathon 2019

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When you run near a Hurricane

Today I had the most demanding of my Hanson's 1/2 Marathon plan weekly runs - a 6 mile tempo. It's supposed to be done at race pace, so for the weeks leading up to this, I have stayed between 6:30 - 6:40 minutes per mile. Not today! The winds and rain was coming out of … Continue reading When you run near a Hurricane