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  1. Week in Review - 11/26 to 12/02

    by , 12-03-2012 at 04:05 PM (RunColo Blog)
    11/26 - 10 miles
    11/27 - 10 miles
    11/28 - Rest
    11/29 - 10 miles
    11/30 - 10 miles
    12/01 - 10 miles
    12/02 - 15 miles at 7:01 pace

    * Total 65 Miles


    * Solid week of training. I am contemplating running the New Orleans Rock 'n' Roll Marathon in February. I wanted to put in a decent week of training before I committed, wanted to make sure the body was feeling up to another marathon cycle.
    * I'm 75% sure that I will sign up for NOLA. ...
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  2. Marine Corps Marathon 2012

    by , 11-07-2012 at 09:01 AM (RunColo Blog)
    I've had my eye on running Marine Corps Marathon all year long. I only had one marathon on the calendar this year, thus I was focused to peak for the marathon.

    Going into the race, I was in the best shape of my life. I had run a half marathon PR at Denver Rock 'N Roll and had run a 5K in 17 flat at Des Moines the week before.

    I arrived in DC on Wednesday (10/24), my first trip to DC. I got off the plane to experience temperatures hovering around 87 degrees. It was hot and ...
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  3. Week in Review - 10/08 to 10/14

    by , 10-15-2012 at 10:20 PM (RunColo Blog)
    10/08 - 10 miles
    10/09 - 10 miles
    10/10 - 10 miles
    10/11 - 10 miles
    10/12 - 2*2m at 6:07, 6:04, 6:00 pace. 12.2 total miles
    10/13 - 10 miles
    10/14 - 10m @ 6:19 pace, plus 2w/u and 3 c/d for 15 total miles

    Total = 77.20 Miles

    Early in the week, felt awful running. I had no energy and felt lethargic. On Thursday I woke up and weighed myself, tipped the scales at 153lbs. It was a WTF moment, I weighed 159lbs a week prior. That day I drank ...
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  4. Week in Review - 10/01 to 10/07

    by , 10-11-2012 at 02:57 PM (RunColo Blog)
    10/01 - 22 Miles
    10/02 - 12 miles
    10/03 - 12 miles
    10/04 - 10 miles @ 6:22 pace
    10/05 - 10 miles @ 7:00 pace in Madison, WI
    10/06 - 10 miles in Decorah, IA
    10/07 - Off

    Total - 76 Miles

    * Should have been my big mileage week, but it didn't happen.
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  5. Week in Review - 9/17 to 9/30

    by , 09-27-2012 at 05:02 PM (RunColo Blog)
    09/17 - 20 miles
    09/18 - 10 miles + 2 miles in PM with Vibrams
    09/19 - 3*2 miles at 6:05, 6:06, & 6:12 with 1/2 mile recovery. 12 miles total.
    09/20 - 12 miles
    09/21 - off
    09/22 - Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon - 1:18:46 + 1 mile warmup
    09/23 - Dylan's birthday party, off.

    Total 70.1 Miles

    * Not a great mileage week, but the quality was there. I also wanted to be somewhat fresh for the half marathon, needed the confidence boost and got one. ...
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