Category Archives: Marathon

Marathon Training: Week Eighteen

Started off the week in Panama City, but made it back to LA in time for this week’s 20-miler on Saturday.  It was joyous!  Seriously.  Read on… Sun – 1-29-12: 30-minute powerwalk (Panama City) Mon – 1-30-12: Weights at the … Continue reading

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Marathon Training: Week Seventeen

Still in Panama City.  A pretty decent week of training.  Here’s the lowdown: Sun – 1-22-12: 30-minute powerwalk Mon – 1-23-12: Weights at the gym (#1 HST-style routine – 10-rep feature.) Tue – 1-24-12: 7-mile tempo run.  After warming up … Continue reading

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Marathon Training: Week Sixteen

This week was all about keeping things going here in Panama City after that vicious 17-miler on Saturday.  I literally thought I had injured something in my knees and was concerned for a couple days about my ability to stay … Continue reading

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Marathon Training: Week Fifteen

Still in Panama City this week.  Tried something slightly different; I cranked up the volume of work at the gym on Monday and Thursday, in an effort to slightly alter the schedule and give me a day off on Friday.  … Continue reading

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Marathon Training: Week Fourteen

Welcome to 2012… and what a welcome it was.  Had to jump back to Panama City Beach on New Year’s Eve over a family emergency, and here I remain for now.  This week was all about letting things heal up … Continue reading

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Marathon Training: Week Thirteen

This was a rough week for running.  I never quite bounced back from Week 12’s 14-miler… not sure why.  So my weekday runs were much tougher than they should’ve been, as I really felt it in my knees, shins and … Continue reading

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Marathon Training: Week Twelve

Yet another departure from the norm this week, as I headed out of town for the holiday break.  Spent a few days in Dallas with friends, then met up with family in St. Louis at my sister’s place.  Again, this … Continue reading

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Marathon Training: Week Eleven

A decent week.  Once again, really seeing the progress of consistent training.  Hit a personal best on tempo day, and also ran farther than I ever had (so far) on “long run” day.  Little by little, starting to ease on … Continue reading

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Marathon Training: Week Ten

Just got back from a quick but intense run through Europe.  Will be nice to get back to some normalcy, even though I kept the training schedule consistent over there. Here’s how this week went down back home: Sun – … Continue reading

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Marathon Training: Week Nine

This week started out with a 21-hour travel day to Europe for a short tour.  I’m sure my days got a bit mixed up due to the extreme time change and travel time.  But, I decided to try and stick … Continue reading

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