44!

44 is the number of the day.  Not 44 miles, 44 Toys For Tots boxes! There's a law office behind those boxes somewhere! I spent my morning putting together 44 drop boxes (and taping signs on them) for the Toys For Tots collection which begins this week.  Thankfully I'm out of the office for the …

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Tempo Tuesday is Back!

Tempo Tuesday has returned!  I'm finally feeling recovered enough from Twin Cities (and sluggish enough from all my food/drink intake) that I felt I could mix in some speedy stuff.  So I decided to do 10 minutes of tempo, thinking that my tempo would be around 8:00 pace.   Happy to report that I ended …

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Fail!

My three weeks of not drinking beer has come to an end.  The good news is that I did make it one week.  The other good news is that I had a 2 beers tonight and they tasted delicious! Great tempo run this morning.  5.75 miles with a 30 minute tempo mixed in (3.75 miles …

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Little Rock Marathon Training Recap

The training plan: Pfitz 12 week/55 mile max, modified to add an extra easy run or two each week and to switch one of the easy runs to a hill workout of some sort.  Oh - and I miscounted the weeks, so I actually did 13 weeks of training!  I think I did a good …

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Tempo Wednesday

Doesn't have quite the same ring as Tempo Tuesday, does it? I survived the tempo run.  The biggest challenge for it was the footing.  Packed snow on the roads, and lots of sand, but some areas where there wasn't enough sand and it was icy.  So I found myself holding back a little at times …

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