Anatomy of a tempo

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So yesterday I crammed a tempo run into a 14-miler, sort of as insurance if, due to my schedule, I am unable to run long this weekend. It was a two-for-one if you will. And something I hope to continue doing during my marathon buildup. I’ve talked before about how I used to balk at […]

Training roundup and a fighting chance

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Yesterday’s long run began extra early, as we are smack in the middle of a string of evil Indian summer 100 degree days. Getting up early was worth it;  however, as we were able to finally get our long run down below 8-minute pace.  My goal for the upcoming marathon training cycle is to be […]