1000 Miles to Boylston Street

A Day in the Life8 Comments

3 days to go… Its go time! Well, go to Boston time. We leave today. Of course, I will be posting up until race time with more thoughts and live on the scene photos from Boston, the expo, and more. But we have a little more business to attend to here first. Your last graph in the series. Ready? All … Read More

Run: Slow 4M (4.89 mi @ 08:12)

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Supposed to be easy pace and was but HR was up. Fatigue from yesterday? Anyway, that closed the chapter on training for Boston. We leave tomorrow. My parents are driving from Indiana and they left today. Unfortunately, Natalee is not joining us as planned. Here are the responses to question 7 in the poll. This one is very important because … Read More

Run: 10 x 400m Fast wu/cd (7.29 mi)

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5 days to go…hang in there! Last hard run before Boston per the plan. Another set of quarter mile intervals. They were prescribed at 10k pace but I didn’t pay attention to that and ran them harder. Did them on a hilly loop so that I had a mix of uphill and downhill intervals. Had a headwind on the downhill. … Read More

Run: Slow 5M (5.07 mi @ 08:05)

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6 days to go… Slept longer last night. Today was the windiest run of the year! I was running about 8:00 pace and I turned into the wind and gained 45 seconds on my pace at the same effort. Brutal. Got my HR up as I struggled against it getting back home. Was supposed to be an easy run but … Read More

A Week With The iPad

Geek4 Comments

I had a few people ask me how I was liking the iPad so I thought I would jot down a few things. This isn’t meant to be an end-to-end review but just my experience so far in no particular order. It was heavier than I thought it would be when I picked it up for the first time. Its … Read More