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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 »

Ripple Effect Race Report

Historically the Ripple Effect has been held in Broad Ripple on Sunday Evening of Labor Day Weekend which means, at least for us, it is usually a no go.  This year, however, the race directors decided to change it to a Monday 8:30AM start and so having learned this fact on the Wednesday before I … more »

My Strong Words Today.

Are you racing this weekend?  I am. I’m going to repeat the words below in my mind and have them written on my arm.  It’s not going to hurt until mile 6 or so. But there will be some doubts that start creeping in sooner. And then I’ll get through half way and I know … more »

When 20 miles turned into 16.

My mind has been in a million different directions about pulling the trigger on a marathon in September. I’m not totally properly trained to PR for it, but thought if I hit this 20 miler I had today how I wanted, that it would be possible. Not your typical 12-18 week training session for a … more »

Speed Sessions Week 2!

Who: Whoever wants to join- all speeds are welcome!! What: Speed work- let’s get fast peopleWhen: Wednesdays at 5:30am Where: Broad Ripple (DUH), on the monon. Meeting in parking lot next to EINSTEIN’S. Why: To improve running performance while working on speed and stamina This weeks workout: 6 Mi Total, 3 at Tempo