Track by Alton

5mi. On Grandiflora Road in Palm Beach Gardens, we've got a place to run fast. It's like a track workout, outside of the fenced high school where we would normally run a track session. Paul, the usual coach, has taken some time off the usual weekday runs, he is staying closer to home. We see … Continue reading Track by Alton

Outrun Corona

26.2 miles. Our race would have been today in Hawley, Pa. They had 41 degree temperatures and a high probability of rain predicted for our run on that course. We had another idea, however. Five of us lined up at 5:15 am in the parking lot of Dunkin' Donuts in Juno Beach for a full … Continue reading Outrun Corona

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