Monthly Archives: August 2012

Steamtown Marathon Diary: Just Call Me Coach

Weeks of uncertainty have come to an end, as I have officially been hired as an assistant coach for my Alma mater. It’s not a particularly well-paying job, but it feels to good to have another notch for my resumes … Continue reading

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Steamtown Marathon Diary: Running with a Champion

Another 70 mile week is officially in the books. This was the first time this summer I hit 70 without the aid of a 20 mile long run, so I had to run seven days in a row, but my … Continue reading

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Digging the Running Well: Consistency Over Time

A good running friend of mine and I have had many talks about training/racing strategies and how to maximize our potentials as runners. In particular, we’ve both concluded that intensity, mileage and many other factors take a back seat to consistency, which … Continue reading

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Steamtown Marathon Diary: Back to the Grind

After the removal of my wisdom teeth, I didn’t want to quite jump all the way back into high mileage. Sometimes, however, things don’t happen quite according to the plan, so it’s best to adjust on the fly and go … Continue reading

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Places to Run in Scranton: The Scranton Riverwalk

One of the more recent areas to run in Scranton is a part of the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail project that I covered in a previous blog. That blog discussed the section of the trail in Peckville, but today I’ll … Continue reading

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Steamtown Marathon Diary: One Last Roadblock

My summer training has seemingly been filled with all sorts of annoying speed bumps, one after the other. The latest was getting my wisdom teeth out last Tuesday, which put a serious damper on last week’s mileage. I concentrated on just … Continue reading

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Places to Run in Scranton: Cathedral Cemetery

I’ve already covered two cemeteries in the Scranton area, so now there’s only one major graveyard left to cover. Unless, that is, someone knows of another cemetery that has at least a mile loop around. If anyone does, please let … Continue reading

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