Rest And Recovery

“I run with my head, my heart and my guts, because physically, I don’t think I’ve got a great deal of talent or ability. I started at the bottom and worked up.” – Steve Jones, former marathon world record holder Heading into this past weekend, I planned to take some downtime – a bit of…
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Nowhere Near Dead

Since Sunday’s marathon, I’ve wrapped my head around the race a little more and have come to realize that initial thoughts aren’t always the last thoughts. With an official time of 3:28:57, there were some factors affecting the outcome. Travel, sleep, nutrition and hydration, training and attitude all played key roles in a time that…
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A Different Type Of Race

There were no illusions for me about outstanding performances or fast times entering Sunday’s marathon. Inside my mind, I knew my training wasn’t anywhere near where I wanted to be. My mileage and quality of workouts leading up to the race weren’t up to my usual standards. The rigors of moving, getting settled into a…
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