Boston Marathon 2019

Blog reading made easy - for those not interested in the detailed blow-for-blow on the day's race, here's how I tally the events that led to a 9-minute PR on the Boston course. This was my best of 47 prior marathons. Here's why: I followed a well-structured plan for four months (Hanson's Marathon Method)I kept … Continue reading Boston Marathon 2019

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A crowd of runners

21 miles - With a scheduled 4:40 am start, who can tell which runners will show up in an electrical storm for the long one. I spoke with a few people mentioning that I was doing a 20 miler today. I said I'd start at 4:40 am, run south to the church on Singer Island, … Continue reading A crowd of runners

Classics By the Sea 10k

6.2 mi - My first 10k not including those associated with an Olympic distance triathlon. I arrived kinda too early, but helped with some of the setup duties, shirts and awards. I did a warmup short run with Erin to the "Shakepearian rest rooms" across the park. Then another 2 mile legs spin with Erica … Continue reading Classics By the Sea 10k

Low attendance before”Irish Goofy”

4mi. ┬áThe Palm Beach Road Runners have setup a back-to-back race weekend with the annual Shamrock 10 mile race Sat and the newer Spring Training Classic 10k on Sunday. They call participation in both the Irish version of Disney's Goofy Challenge. Because of this weekend of races, I don't think many people wanted to run … Continue reading Low attendance before”Irish Goofy”