Tagged: Hanson’s

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 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...

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...

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 16 0

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 16

Race day is not far away – received my confirmation sheet for the Dec. 7 San Antonio RnR Half. This is the last hard week before the taper (48 miles this week, then 40 and...

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 15 0

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 15

This is the “IS THE TAPER WEEK SOON?” and “I HATE TREADMILLS” post all rolled into one. This week the strength run is a 3 x 2 mile on Tuesday, tempo run on Thursday...

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 14 0

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 14

I’m tired. I’ve reached the point that is mentioned in the Hanson’s guide where the mileage just makes you tired. This week the strength run is a lovely 2 x 3 mile on Tuesday,...

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 13 0

Half-marathon training: Hanson’s week 13

This week the strength run is a lovely 3 x 2 mile on Tuesday, tempo run on Thursday is 5 miles. It also has a 10 mile Long Run on Sunday. Total target mileage...

%d bloggers like this: