Two 3 mile speed runs

11 mi. Today was the first real effort run since the A1A Marathon. The plan called for a 2 mile warmup, which at 4:50 am is a wake-up, then 3 miles at 10 seconds below goal marathon pace, a mile of recovery, the 3 mile thing again, and 2 miles of cooldown. John and Maureen … Continue reading Two 3 mile speed runs

A big midweek run

15 miles. This is one demanding workout! Weather was 59 degrees, light rain, and a breezy from the Northwest. I ran in a long sleeve shirt, shorts, water bottle belt, and a clip-on light. It called for 3 x 3 miles at goal marathon pace, with 2 mi warmup & 2 mi cooldown. One mile … Continue reading A big midweek run

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