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You might say I’ve been a little bit off the map the past couple weeks.  The last time I checked in, I was finishing up the final stages of my marathon training cycle, preparing for the amazing North Olympic Discovery Marathon in hopes of crushing my marathon PR time of 3:59:55.  Fast forward a couple… Read More »

Pacing a Marathon Training Plan

Pacing a Marathon Plan A few weeks ago I wrote a post about developing and planning my next marathon training plan.  After some considerable deliberation, I threw away the plan that I had drafted and reviewed what I had done previously in 2015 when I trained for my most successful marathon in Chicago.  I realized that my preparation for… Read More »

Motivational Music Monday #43

Motivational Music Monday returns to Monday this week!!  This might be one of my shorter weekly articles as I am in a bit of a time crunch.  But, we’ll have fun sharing some tunes, coffee, and an appropriate St Patrick’s Day beverage. Last week we were feeling a bit short-changed from the spring forward weekend though… Read More »

Motivational Music Monday #42

As if the weekend doesn’t go fast enough it was DST spring forward in the US.  Nothing like getting to Monday a little earlier, eh?!!  The time shift appeared to throw off the blog this week a bit so welcome to Motivational Music Monday on Wednesday 🙂 To lighten everything up and for those that… Read More »

Motivational Music Monday #41

Motivational Music Monday Welcome to Motivational Music Monday!!  It’s the start of another week, the dawn of another day, and just where do those weekends go?!!  I hope you are all ready to rock (and run if that’s what you do) and crack open the playlists.  I’ll be sharing, a classic 90’s rock tune at… Read More »

Monthly Miles and Dorky Data – February 2017

The beginning of the month means it’s time for one of my favorite posts where I generate all kinds of useless stats and information.  Monthly Miles and Dorky Data – February 2017 edition, but can you believe it is March already?!!  After a long winter break, my first race is this weekend – as in… Read More »

Motivational Music Monday #40

Motivational Music Monday Motivational Music Monday turns 40 this week!!  Almost exactly a year ago, I introduced the “MMM” series to add some variety to the site.  It was a fun way to share some new tunes to add the playlist and chat about the week in running.  It later developed a little further with… Read More »

Motivational Music Monday #38

Yes, you read that correctly…it’s back and it’s time to rock!!  After a very fun series in 2016 sharing cool tunes, workout playlists with some favorite beverages sprinkled in for the good measure, the MMM series took a bit of a back seat.  If you’re reasonably new to the site, last year I posted a… Read More »

Planning a (Marathon) Plan

Greetings! In addition to maybe writing a post or two once in a while to keep the blog alive, I’ve also been thinking about what training plan I should adopt for my next marathon cycle.  You would think after having done a few 26.2’s I would have a good idea of how this marathon training… Read More »