All posts tagged: Hansons Marathon Method

Week 13: Drive 55

16 miles, 2:39:17 When I mapped out my training for the 2016 New Jersey Marathon, this week stood out. Not only did it call for 56 miles of running, but this week also overlapped with the launch of Running: A Love Story. I didn’t laugh so much when I saw that as I cackled. That would be… Read more…

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Week 9: Here comes the build up

Six miles, 1:00:18 So: this week I’m scheduled to do 47 miles. I’m at 28. I have 20 to run this weekend, split between two days. Ow. (And yes I know that adds up to 48 – I had some mileage added on because I ran to and from where I did speedwork). How am… Read more…

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Week 3: What is high mileage?

Four miles, 40:33 I’ve spent much of this week interviewing people who are going to be running in the Olympic Marathon Trials. I always ask about how many miles they run at their peak training. Most answer in the 100 to 110 range. For this training cycle, I’ll peak at 57 miles, which makes me sound… Read more…

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Week 1, the Kick Off: To the Little Free Library and Back

3 miles, 31:25 Big day today: first run of marathon training. I donned my tuxedo running shirt and did an easy run to Collingswood’s Little Free Library and back. I found it a few weeks ago while walking to the vet to pick up my dog’s medicine. I took a book then and was past due in returning the favor. Running… Read more…

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