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Pikes Peak Ascent training – week 4 0

Pikes Peak Ascent training – week 4

The¬†previous week’s log is here. Week 4 has the same schedule as week 3 – five easy runs and two off days. After this, we get into the different tempo and speed work sessions....

Pikes Peak Ascent training – week 3 0

Pikes Peak Ascent training – week 3

Week 3 has the same schedule as week 2 (previous week’s post here) – five easy runs and two off days. And both of the Hanson’s strategies (half and full) have the same distances...

Pikes Peak Ascent training – Week 2 0

Pikes Peak Ascent training – Week 2

The week 1 post is here. Week 2 is five EASY RUNs with Monday and Wednesday off on both the Hanson Half and Full/Beginner training plans. This is the same basic schedule through Week 4...

Pikes Peak Ascent training – Week 1 0

Pikes Peak Ascent training – Week 1

For those interested, the introductory strategy post (A Hopefully Logical Approach to the Insanity of Running up a Mountain) is at the link. As I described in that post, I’m going to follow the...

Pikes Peak Ascent – A Hopefully Logical Approach to the Insanity of Running up a Mountain 1

Pikes Peak Ascent – A Hopefully Logical Approach to the Insanity of Running up a Mountain

The one word email response I received from my brother, he of the many marathons include Boston and others, states the reaction of most when I inform them I have signed up for the...

San Antonio Half Marathon – December 7, 2014 0

San Antonio Half Marathon – December 7, 2014

Race day. After 18 weeks following the Hanson’s Half Marathon training program (and two months of running before that to determine if my knees could handle running six days out of seven), it was...

Half-marathon training: Race Strategy, or, I *may* be overthinking this 2

Half-marathon training: Race Strategy, or, I *may* be overthinking this

After 18 weeks of training, using the Hanson Half Marathon program, the targeted half marathon (the San Antonio RnR Half) is tomorrow. During training, my targeted race pace has been to finish in under...

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 17 0

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 17

With all these miles, I’ve been really wearing down my shoes, even though I’ve been alternating them. I got a new pair on Newton’s (Sir Isaacs) on Wednesday, which should give me enough days...

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