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CIM Training Week 8 of 12: Unplanned Step Back Week

Well, there’s usually at least a couple of hiccups during any marathon training cycle, and mine arrived Thursday in the form of a sore throat. As (what I hope to be) a mild head cold moves through my system, I

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Marine Corps Marathon Week 15 (Peak Week!) + Mt. Diablo Mini-Recap

Before I start this week’s recap, I wanted to give a shout-out to Mike, who kicked butt at the Portland Marathon today. His finish time of 3:30:27 was just shy of his PR — impressive considering a mid-cycle injury that

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Weekly training recap: CIM Week 14

Before I start the recap, here’s a photo from last week’s Lake Chabot half marathon: Mon: Rest. Tues: The Gypsy Runner convinced me to rest instead of going for my usual Tuesday morning run. By the afternoon, however, my soreness

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Weekly training recap: CIM Week 9

Welcome to CIM Week 9! Before I get to the training recap, I’ve got a couple of Chicago Marathon shout-outs: 1. To Mike, who bested his previous marathon PR by over 9 minutes! Go Mike! 2. To Amy, who embraced

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Weekly training recap: CIM Week 6

I’m more than a third of the way through my CIM training. Woohoo! This week it was all about perseverance. Mon: Rest. Tues: Warm-up for 0.5 miles + 6 x 800m intervals (with 400m jog/rest) + cool down for 1

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