Today’s training plan called for speed work. I had plans to get out before the sun came up, but weather and staying up too late contributed to that not happening. I headed out around 10:00 AM to do my prescribed miles – 1 mile warm up, 2 x 2 miles at HMP (half marathon pace), [...]
I was offered a unique opportunity to see Spirit of the Marathon II on June 12, 2013, but was unable to make it due to a prior commitment. I was bummed because I really enjoyed the first Spirit of the Marathon movie. I asked a fellow MIT coach (Chris Kelley) if he would be interested [...]
An early morning coaches breakfast with running legend, Bill Rodgers, and 12 miles was going to make for a long morning. Historically my 12 mile runs haven’t been too bad, but when I woke up and my legs were sore from BodyPump yesterday, I knew it might be challenging. Being part of MIT Marathoners affords [...]
PR to kick 2012 off the right way!
We don’t stop running for snow.
Staying warm on ridiculously cold days.
A shiny new PR for half marathon #6!
Half marathon #7 and helping friends reach their goals!
MIT summer/fall session
Training runs moved due to heavy summer [...]
It is here. Race Day. The day I have been waiting for all summer. I ran this race 2 years ago for the first time. It was my first ever half marathon. They say you aren’t supposed to set time goals for your first race. Your goal should simply be to finish. Being the [...]