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Episode 50 – Leading The Boston Marathon and the Hot Chocolate 15K Race Report

Here we are pre-race.

Here we are pre-race.

This episode is a long time coming. The time frame for this episode is all over the place because I am a professional procrastinator.

So in here I have the Hot Chocolate 15K Philadelphia race report. It wasn’t really a race for us, and it was another race… CONTINUE READING

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Episode 048 – Runners, Race Directors, and Responsibilities

Every once in a while something will pop up on social media describing discrimination toward the back of the pack runner.

Running is one of the few sports that is available to everyone no matter what.

So what responsibilities does the runner have when it comes to entering races? What about the responsibilities the race director has to the runners?

Here is Netty Edwards account

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Episode 047 – How To Focus Like Arnold Schwarzenegger

“The successful warrior is the average man with laser like focus.” – Bruce Lee

Today we talk about focus.

Arnold Schwarzenegger has been very successful in his body building and acting careers. What is it that helped hi reach the top of his game at both? Focus. And in 1977 he told us how to focus like him and become a champion.

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Episode 046 – How To Run Faster At Any Age

For quite some time I have accepted the fact that I will not get much faster at running. I have joked that I can get a little bit faster and then I have to let my BQ time catch up with me.

But then I saw an article on Runner’s World about a man named Lloyd Hansen that started running at 54 and is now winning championships… CONTINUE READING

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Episode 043 – Modifying The Hansons Marathon Method to Fit My Goals

I am looking to set a marathon PR at the Delaware Marathon on May 10th. Since the Hansons Marathon Method worked so well for me the last time I used it I wanted to use it this time. But other goals and things I want from training do not fit into Hansons Marathon Method perfectly. So I am taking their training philosophy and structure and adapting it to fit my… CONTINUE READING

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