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213.10 Miles and other January Happenings.

Here is my total workout for January.

  • I ran 213.10 miles.
  • Swam 6 times for 45 minute each, and probably won’t be swimming for a while now!
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Training Log

What is Your Passion?

Initially, I planned to make this post about training when snowed in during a Blizzard. Living in the Washington, DC area, we were hit by Blizzard Jonas through the weekend, told to stay off the roads and in our houses.  1,503 more words


Recovery week, time for reflection.

This was a week to recover a bit, (60K this week – a typical week is 70-65K), and a week to reflect on my progress so far. 379 more words


Way back when...

Throwback to 2010 when I was a bit faster and ran in the Boston marathon. Some day after my next 2 Ultras, I would like to focus on getting some speed back. 58 more words

Week 4: Running somewhere different

The past couple of weeks were tough. Not tough in terms of running, but tough in terms of finding time to run. First there was Christmas of course, which we spent at home in Berlin. 416 more words


What's a waffle got to do with running?

Did you know that Nike owes its success to a waffle iron?  In 1971 Nike’s co-founder, Bill Bowman, was looking for a way to give his running shoes traction, without damaging the running surface of the local running track (the cleats on the running shoes of the time were tearing up the track surface). 528 more words


X marks the start

Here we go then, the countdown starts today. It’s 18 weeks to the Boston marathon, which means 5 runs per week, maxing out at 88Km per week. 316 more words