PGH Marathon: Race Recap

Holy Crap. I ran almost 4 minutes slower this week at Pittsburgh compared to last week's performance at Glass City, but I feel so much better. Expo: This was a large Expo. Not many vendors that I was interested in, but definitely something for everyone. 5K (Saturday): I loved that the Steel City Road Runners… Continue reading PGH Marathon: Race Recap

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GCM16 Training: Week Fifteen

I'm exhausted. It's that time during every training plan when Taper comes and I feel like it's the perfect excuse to slack off. But looking back on my race performance that plan isn't working. So this year there's a new plan, thanks to the coaches over at Dave's Running and their Marathon-in-Training program. The philosophy… Continue reading GCM16 Training: Week Fifteen

GCM16 Training: Week Fourteen

It's Taper Time! Well it's my last cut back week, then it's taper time, but it pretty much feels like the taper is beginning with the reduction in mileage. There are varying opinions on the length of a taper and exactly how much mileage should be reduced, but most running philosophies do agree that you… Continue reading GCM16 Training: Week Fourteen