Relaxed recovery at the track

4 mi. This was my first run since the marathon on Sunday. I figured I'd be conservative this time and stay on a physically healthy track for the Boston Marathon. Our intervals included a mile for time, in which I ran with Gary Walk and Dave Garfield at a 6:33 mile. here's how it stacked … Continue reading Relaxed recovery at the track

A1A Marathon 2014

The morning was nice, I met Jeff and Cammie at the finish line area with designs of parking a car at the finish and one at the start. I arrived at the Sheraton Yankee Clipper about 5am, too early for someone to be manning the parking structure. I parked in the valet lot next to … Continue reading A1A Marathon 2014

Before the A1A attempt

4 mi. New girl Jennifer Q. showed up and backed up her desire to become faster over the marathon distance. I told her about it on Saturday's run and she came to the early am run. 600m w/200m recovery 600m w/200m recovery 800m w/300m recovery 800m w/300m recovery 800m w/200m recovery 400m w/200m recovery 400m w/200m recovery 200m w/200m recovery … Continue reading Before the A1A attempt

Track among other achievers

4mi. It's customary for us to get less people when winter. Today we had maybe 10 runners. Weather was warm like a late spring morning. I ran half speed, having just done the Miami Marathon 4 days earlier. Our intervals -- 1 mi warmup jog 300m w/200m recovery 300m w/200m recovery 600m w/200m recovery 900m … Continue reading Track among other achievers

Lifetime Miami Marathon 2014

Pacing for the 4:10 group...Originally scheduled to be in the 4:00 group, two days before the race we receive notice that due to expected heat, we will start the pacing groups ten minutes slower. Ok, I did 4:10 last year, I'll do it better this time! I used the Skechers Ultra shoe this race. I … Continue reading Lifetime Miami Marathon 2014