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Injury Makes for Unconventional Marathon Training

When I didn't qualify for Boston at my last marathon at the end of May I wanted to capitalize on my fitness and find another Boston qualifying marathon not too far out so I wouldn't have to start from scratch.  After taking two full weeks off due to being sick and recovering, I dove headfirst [...]

By | June 26th, 2014|My Training Journey|0 Comments

Easy Ways to Stay Hydrated

The rule of thumb for runs over an hour is 4 to 6 ounces every  20 minutes of exercise.  If running longer than 90 minutes, you should also include a sport drink like Gatorade to replenish sodium and electrolytes.  For people who have sensitive stomachs it helps to drink smaller quantities more frequently - like [...]

By | June 18th, 2014|My Training Journey, Tips for Training|0 Comments