Working hard works

10 miles - 7 Tempo - This week's tempo run was to be the same 7 miles as last week. I am still feeling small effects from the illness, but noticing improvement in the pace and breathing. There is some congestion remaining in my lungs, but it's gotten better. Especially in the past 4 days. … Continue reading Working hard works

Twelve Quarters

5 mi Today, 7/11 and it's time for track. I came early enough to run a warmup on Alton Rd plus visit a porta potty in the neighborhood-to-be near the rec center. Lisa Cox joined this run, her first ever track session. Since we don't have many people doing our late start for summer hours, … Continue reading Twelve Quarters

A good cool morning for a change!

5 mi. Even in recovery mode it was refreshing to have the second cool track workout in a row. Many of my intervals had me as the very last runner in the group, which was expected. Sometimes, my recovery jog was the same speed as the interval! 1 mile warmup on Alton Rd 300m w/100m … Continue reading A good cool morning for a change!

Palm Beach Marathon 2018

Pacing for the 3:50 group this year... Year #14 of the race out of 15 previous years with #13 skipped due to change in ownership. I set up and worked at the Expo on Friday. It was small, but in a great location – right in the pavilion next to the start and finish line … Continue reading Palm Beach Marathon 2018

80% effort on the track

6.5 mi. I arrived early today since this week I should have 65-70 miles done. I did 2.5 warmup with Seth and Aldo, then the track intervals. Only 6 of us this morning, probably a good late summer week for people to take vacations... 2.5 mi warmup on Grandiflora Rd 100m w/100m recovery 100m w/100m recovery … Continue reading 80% effort on the track

DTR Oleta 10 mile Full Moon Trail Race

10 mi. I know Oleta River State Park trails, even if I haven't ridden here in two years or more. There were good people doing this race - Ken Baxter and his 2 sons were running, Romo Melendez, Hamed, and Jodi and her new boyfriend, Randy. Julie and Frans were working at a water stop … Continue reading DTR Oleta 10 mile Full Moon Trail Race

NYC Marathon 2016 ~ The Race

26.2 mi. My second time for this amazing event and it was nothing like the first visit! Today I am serving as a runner guide for Achilles International. My role and responsibility is to safely run with my friend, Julie, and help her become a TCS NYC Marathon finisher. We woke up at 4:45am and had … Continue reading NYC Marathon 2016 ~ The Race