2014 Palm Beach Marathon

27 miles (?) The 11th running of the Palm Beach marathon was one to remember. I covered the 10am-12pm Sat shift in the Pacer booth. Our booth placement was out of the way – there was a main "horseshoe" shaped collection of vendors that were centered on the grass at the Meyer Amphitheatre, we were … Continue reading 2014 Palm Beach Marathon

Before the race most leave behind

5mi. It's as if most of our local people aren't running the full of half Palm Beach Marathon. They are shying away due to the heat or they have another event in the weeks to fllow. Gary and Dave are doing the half, most others were not concerned about the race. I hoped to go slower than … Continue reading Before the race most leave behind

Nicer weather, lighter mornings are here.

 8mi. Back in time to see the sunrise, I took a long time running the bridge today. A bathroom break, water stops, this was a slow bunch of hill laps. I ran alone for the first two, with Kyle Smith for the next two, then weaving around those that showed up at 5:30am for my … Continue reading Nicer weather, lighter mornings are here.

Palm Beach Marathon Festival 2010

26.2 mi. Our best weather yet for the seventh Palm Beach Marathon, this year we were introduced to a new course. The route took us north for the first 1.5 miles, south again past the start/finish line area, and south to Manalapan towards the Ritz Carlton Hotel.  I brought Shelley Thompson and Heather Smith with … Continue reading Palm Beach Marathon Festival 2010

The last workout before the race.

5 mi. Today I was hoping for 6 x 800m at race pace workout. Instead, Paul was absent, Erica planned the day, and here's how it went. 1 mi warmup jog. 1200m w/200m recovery 200m w/200m recovery 200m w/200m recovery 1000m w/200m recovery 300m w/200m recovery 300m w/200m recovery 800m w/200m recovery 400m w/200m recovery 400m … Continue reading The last workout before the race.