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Mohican 50 – Week 5

Hey it’s Sunday and I am on top of things this week. Working on my training log early. We are in Bloomington right now visiting Lindsey’s mom, Lori, who had knee surgery this week. Have you seen her knee? Look at my twitter if you want to see it. I won’t put it in your … more »

Week 4 – Mohican 50 Training

Another week of running. Another training log blog. Recording this helps me process through how I am feeling, what worked, what didn’t, new things to try, etc. I figured out today that I have ran for 30 straight days. I kind of like it. My body feels good. The last two Mondays I have used … more »

Week 3 – Mohican 50

Hi. Another good week of training. The winter has been grinding on in Indy this year. It is one of the coldest and snowiest January’s on record. This has meant a lot of treadmill miles for me lately. It is hard to get in quality runs when it is just really shitty outside. I don’t … more »

Week 2 – Mohican 50

If you noticed I really only blog about training… exciting I know but its what I like to talk about. Here’s another training log.Overall, it was a good week. I am not where I’m ultimately hoping to be but that is expected with taking 8+ weeks off any real training. I ended up running every … more »

Week 1 – Mohican 50

Back on the grind. Better start talking again. Since we last talked in November┬ánot much has happened….Thanksgiving, Tecumseh was snowed out, I ran, Christmas, ran some more, took some time off, went vegetarian, ran, etc. You get the idea. This past week marked the official start of my new training cycle for the Mohican 50 … more »

Our Year: 2013

So the hot thing to do on blogs is a year review or something like that. And I definitely can’t be left behind. This took some work to go back and look things up and I’m not really into doing a lot of work, so read and make me feel better about the time I … more »

Monumental Marathon- Let’s do this!

I’m going to run the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon…at least thats the plan right now :). If you read my thoughts a couple of weeks ago in the days following the Chicago Marathon, I had initially ruled out running the IMM…it was going to be too soon and I was fired up to chase that 2:45 … more »

Chicago Marathon Training Log – Weeks 12 & 13

Let’s talk training! I have just entered my taper for the race so that means I just finished my last two big weeks of training. Here’s how it went. Week 1275 Miles8 Runs2 Quality WorkoutsComing off the Chicago Half Marathon disaster, I was ready to move on and get back to work. Monday: 7 recovery … more »

Chicago Marathon Training Update – Weeks 9,10, & 11

I’m kind of behind training logs so here goes. I’ve been running a lot lately. I got some new shoes. 32 days to go. Week 9 70 Miles9 Runs3 Quality Workouts including 1 race After a couple of weeks of playing it safe with my hamstring I felt like I was ready to take it … more »

Chicago Half Marathon – A Tough Day

If you can’t tell by the post title I had a bad day. It sucked. I am trying my best to move on from it and chalk it up to bad race conditions and no taper but I can’t help to not question myself in the immediate aftermath. I know that this thinking is flawed … more »