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Marathon Training: Month Three

If you’ve been following along, we’re now six weeks out from the Chicago Marathon.  As if the first two months didn’t fly by fast enough, the days seem to be picking up speed and here I am finishing up my third month of training.   616 more words


Back on [the] Track: Tips on How to Love the Track so the Track Can Love You Back

I am finally back on the training wagon and slowly building back up and yesterday I did my first track workout in 4 months. The track can be an intimating place, probably because laps are a form of punishment in basically every high school sport, but it is also the place where runners can see the most growth. 786 more words


Speedwork: Advanced Pyramid Intervals

Speedwork is coming to you on a Friday today, instead of the usual Tuesday. This workout is later training season edition of the pyramid workout that I posted  131 more words


Try This Workout: Moves Like Lanni

Last month after the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon, I had the opportunity to chat with Lanni Marchant, Canada’s marathon record-holder and recent bronze medalist in the 10,000m at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games. 500 more words


Track Tuesday Speedwork: 400's at 5k Pace

I know that it is Wednesday. But for the sake of continuity I’m still going to call this Track Tuesday, I believe that we can all be flexible with this. 110 more words


Track Tuesday Speed work: Mile Cutdowns

The mile cut-down workout is perfect for longer distance training such as the half-marathon and marathon. Generally speaking, cut-down workouts can be done at any distance, however the mile distance done with repeats allows you to end the workout with a higher overall mileage done faster than usual. 235 more words


Track Tuesday Speedwork: 1000m Peak Season repeats

I have a half marathon this weekend in Sunriver, Oregon. I always look forward to traveling to this Central Oregon gem, though I was informed that it will be 100 degrees on race day, and the race starts at 8 am. 145 more words