The last fast ones

The race I was training for has been postponed as a result of the worldwide pandemic COVID-19. I chose to still finish the final two weeks of training, which included SOS workouts of a tempo run of 10 miles, a speed run of 5 timed miles, and a tempo run of 6 miles. The 10 … Continue reading The last fast ones

Hilly long run in Jensen Beach

The final SOS 16 mile run of this training was done in the Skyline neighborhood of Jensen Beach. This is where we wrapped up last season's successful Boston Marathon training. The route is a 4 mile loop with approximately 150 ft of hills rolling up and down each lap. We do 4 laps. Kyle and … Continue reading Hilly long run in Jensen Beach

Doing what’s prescribed

Today is a Wednesday, the Hanson's Marathon Method's "off" day for runs. I like how it's placed in the middle of the two challenging speed and tempo workouts, the rest from Tuesday's effort and prep for the Thursday tempo run is appreciated. Last week I began swimming. The goal was to increase my lung use … Continue reading Doing what’s prescribed

The season is the reason

6 mi. Today was a run back into the training for Two Rivers Marathon Festival. I had been "off" for a week following A1A Marathon, this 6 mile easy run was next on the calendar. I ran in PGA National, my regular route. the weather when I began at 8:40 am was 55 degrees - … Continue reading The season is the reason

Bridge after race (again!)

5mi. Today was an important workout. The how-to recover from a marathon for me includes doing this Tuesday run to loosen up whatever was stiff and creaky, vs. allow my legs to be bound up for the rest of the week. I did receive an IV after the race, which restores lost fluids in a … Continue reading Bridge after race (again!)