Category Archives: Marathon Training

Beyond the Marathon: Now What?

It’s been over seven weeks since Steamtown. I’m no longer on a cross country or track team. I don’t have a specific race that I’m training for. For the first time in over a decade, I really have to ask … 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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Steamtown Marathon Diary: Getting to Know the Course

This week presented a number of challenges and hardships, but all in all I’d rate it a major success. First off, the mercury climbed into the mid 90s on Wednesday and Thursday, getting close to the point where running becomes … Continue reading

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Finding the Right Plan

The process of finding the best marathon training plan or schedule is a subject I’ve touched on a bit, but it’s an important issue and one that deserves a blog entry all its own. Admittedly, this particular blog is just … Continue reading

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