How I Trained To Qualify For The Boston Marathon

After being extremely pleased with my performance at the Lehigh Valley Marathon last fall, I decided to set the bar higher and chase a Boston qualifying time this year. When the idea first came into my mind last fall, I thought, “Maybe I’ll do a spring marathon to keep building up my speed and endurance… Read More

Marathon Taper Week: What I’ll be Focusing On

I’ve heard plently of talk about the “dreaded marathon taper” during the past few years of training for marathons. In my case, it is not dread at all. On the contrary, it’s a much needed point in my training. Since last week, I’ve been so ready for the decrease in miles and intensity. My body… Read More

22 weeks!

I was in a great mood yesterday . The weather was perfect and I was in much less pain than usual.  I made it to the gym to do a nice circuit workout modified to be: 45 seconds on, 15 seconds off: Side lunges Push press (10#) Rower Plate rotations w/toe touch Wall balls (10#)… Read More