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Episode 028 – Race Rituals and Marathon Maniacs Math

This week’s Twitter shout outs:
@JohnHudson42 @nitalyn @Got2Run4Me @eebrunning @juliamielish

Listen to the episode to find out what these runners have accomplished lately, and then go follow them on Twitter. If you have a running accomplishment you would like to celebrate tell me @themidpackers.

I am coming to the end of my Marathon Maniac Quest… CONTINUE READING

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Episode 027 – Running On Water

Twitter shout outs for this episode:

@nightoatmeal @RunWithRabbits @KellyOB1977 @restlessrunner @The_NateMundy

If you want to find out what these runners accomplished, then listen to the show and follow them on Twitter. And don’t forget to tell me about your latest running accomplishment or milestone @themidpackers.

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Episode 024 – The Mile, The Marathon, and Runner’s World Magazine

This week we start with a request for the MidPackers. Help me reach at least 5 reviews on iTunes by the end of September. I know we can do it.

An update on my training. How the back pain has effected my fitness and what the adjustments to the Marine Corp Marathon training plan have resulted in so far.

For some reason I thought it would… CONTINUE READING

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Episode 023 – Back Pain and Marathon Training

In this episode I whine about some back pain for a little bit. Once for my shoulder and once for my lower back. Two different back pains caused by two different things.

And then I get to some useful information when I talk about adjusting my marathon training due to lack of mileage from said back pain. CONTINUE READING

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Sometimes You Need To Slow Down

For the past few months I have been running most of my workouts pretty fast. Even my easy runs were fast, ranging anywhere from an average of 8:45 – 9:30 per mile for easy runs around 5 miles.

This speed made me feel good, because it was proof that my running was improving. It was not long ago that I could not hold a 9:00 minute mile for more… CONTINUE READING

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