2017 Road to Berlin – Week 10

2017 Road to Berlin – Week 10

There are only five weeks left until I start tapering. Where did the time go??? At this point, as every year, I start to doubt my training. I don’t know why, I just do. What do I do about it? I keep going. Monday – another hot one! Do I sound like a broken...
2017 Road to Berlin – Week 9

2017 Road to Berlin – Week 9

Monday morning. This is how it started…… As Florida weather often does, it stopped raining by early afternoon only to pour down again exactly as I’m leaving work. So, long story short, I ended up on the treadmill for 4.5 miles. With a close eye on...
2017 Road To Berlin – Week 8

2017 Road To Berlin – Week 8

Didn’t I just brag about how my Saturday and Monday runs have been the best ones? Well, I’m taking that back now. While last Saturday wasn’t all that bad (aside from running in wet clothes and getting nasty blisters), Monday’s 6 miles felt...
2017 Road to Berlin – Week 7

2017 Road to Berlin – Week 7

Speed workouts started this week. This is something I’ve been avoiding because of my back problems, but since said problems have steadily declined, and are just about gone, I figured I’d try to incorporate a bit more intensity into my training program....
2017 Road to Berlin – Week 6

2017 Road to Berlin – Week 6

I didn’t plan to take Monday off, but we had tickets to see Paul McCartney in concert in Tampa, so guess what? No running for me! To my own surprise I wasn’t dead tired on Tuesday, and due to much lower humidity and a few degrees less my five mile run on...
2017 Road to Berlin – Week 5

2017 Road to Berlin – Week 5

Here we are – already week five of this year’s marathon training. I’m still plugging along, thankfully no (new) issues despite the increased demand. In fact, and this is even more surprising, no back issues to speak of, which has been my number one...

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