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Episode 015 -The Non-training Training Plan

Well, after a snow storm and an ice storm and loss of power and technical difficulties…I am finally getting this episode posted.

In this episode I am talking about the non-training training plan.

Sometimes we run race distances we have already run a number of times. Sometimes we don’t feel like racing those distances we just want to run them for the experience. Or perhaps we are running… CONTINUE READING

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Episode 014 – Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend in Review

Instead of giving you a race report of my performance at the WDW Marathon Weekend, I decided it would be better to give a review of the weekend and races overall.

Spoiler Alert: Overall I rate the weekend 5 stars out of 5 stars. runDisney really knows how to put on a race and if you have never been to one of their events I suggest you sign up… CONTINUE READING

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Episode 011 – #runchathunt and Questions from a Listener

This episode I talk some about the scavenger hunt happening on Twitter right now. If you haven’t read my post about #runchathunt yet you can find it here.

I also answer a few questions from listener, Ashlee. She is also using Hanson’s Marathon Method to train for her second marathon and had a few questions about pacing and easy runs… CONTINUE READING

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5 Things I Learned During My Last Marathon Training Cycle

Running teaches you things. Ask any runner and they will agree that there are all kinds of lessons in running. Lessons that can deal with every aspect of life. For me, running teaches me things all the time and most times they are things I already know. Running just reminds me of the things that need to be learned.

Of these five things I learned during training for the… CONTINUE READING

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Episode 010 – The 2013 Philadelphia Marathon

This past Sunday I ran my 5th marathon and my 3rd Philadelphia Marathon. My goal was to break 4:30 and I finished with a PR 4:30:06. It was a great run and a fantastic day for a race.

Here is the race worn bib and the gorgeous looking finisher’s medal. I am glad they went with a simple design and decided not to toss a bunch of gimmicks into… CONTINUE READING

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