Monthly Archive: September 2014

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 8 0

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 8

The previous week’s log is here. This week the speed run  is 6×800 on Tuesday, tempo run on Thursday goes up to 4 miles. It also has an 10 miler on Sunday. Total target mileage 40 miles....

Joe Sample – Old Places, Old Faces 1

Joe Sample – Old Places, Old Faces

I made a trip down to the Fifth Ward of Houston on Friday. No offense to the people who live there, or who are from there, but the “Five Spot” is not my normal...

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 7 0

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 7

There are many articles and books on the effects of practice, or repetitive effort towards the same goal (which marathon and half-marathon training certainly falls into). Malcolm Gladwell, in his book Outliers, says that...

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 6 0

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 6

The previous week’s log is here. This week removes the Monday off (now truly running six days a week), adds in a speed run (12 x 400) on Tuesday, and keeps the tempo run on...

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 5 0

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 5

The previous week’s log is here. This week adds in a tempo run (a run at race pace) on Thursday. It also has an 8 miler on Sunday. Week 5 schedule: Monday:off day Tuesday: easy...

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