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Week 4 of 30

My finally week before the training plan officially starts, so this week I’ve done my magic mile 

I’ve always been slightly dubious on the magic mile theory, since I seem to have one speed slow, so my magic mile time is slow, but since this time I am sticking to the plan I will try and keep my long run slow. 491 more words

Jeff Galloway

Engineering the Unexpected #3: When Failure is a Success

I’ve talked here and elsewhere about various bike trips I’ve made – a couple of trips to Montreal for the Friends for Life Bike Rally… 1,375 more words


The Anatomy of a Runner: the Wall

Hitting the Wall: In endurance sports such as cycling and running, hitting the wall or the bonk is a condition of sudden fatigue and loss of energy which is caused by the depletion of glycogen stores in the liver and muscles. 3,128 more words

Running & Training

Daily Chase: Vol. 75

I’m currently sitting on our front porch, enjoying a cold drink, and loving the cool breeze and comfortable temperature. I’ve spent a good majority of my time out here this weekend, and it’s been the perfect opportunity to relax, catch up on some reading, and bask in what I hope is not a short-lived spring/early summer season. 645 more words


Apple Cider Donut Cake

No, this isn’t a recipe. As I think about it, I suppose there’s some apple cider, some flour, probably some sort of lard…

Not a recipe, just some thoughts. 880 more words


“Every year, someone gets lost. Don’t let that person be you.” — Mr Bimble, Race Director

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are turning. 37 more words