Long Run Paces for Marathon Training

Long Run Paces for Marathon Training I’m going to hit this topic again because I keep getting asked this question and it seems there may be some misunderstanding around it. Typically the question is ‘how fast should I run my long run in my marathon training plan’ and, as we discussed before the answer is…

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5 at 5

5 at 5 Sun Salutations on the Summer Solstice. My training cycle for Boston this year took a lot out of me.  Not so much physically.  Training is always hard physically.  But mentally, I felt the weight of it.  The constant tension of having to screw up enough energy and courage and enthusiasm to hit…

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5 at 5 Day 30

5.28 Miles, 68 degrees, overcast and humid. 30 days in! That’s it.  I an stop any time I want!  This was a good project.  I’m going to write up my summary today on how it went and what I learned.  It will be a post on the Runneratti Blog and I’ll record it up for…

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5 at 5 Day 29

6.01 Miles, 55 degrees cool and overcast. 29 days into this project.  Actually 31, if you count the warm up days.  Almost done.  Are you going to miss me? Had the Mexicali Blues running through my head while I was out this morning. Is there anything a man don’t stand to lose, When the devil…

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5 at 5 day 28

5.26 miles, 51 degrees, sunny Rain came through yesterday and last night.  Temps dropped down to near chilly.   Certainly no comfort for those in the western states or in Europe who are suffering from a heat wave.  I put on gloves for the first loop with Buddy. Was up at 5.  The guys paving…

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