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Training Specificity

Training specificity for long distance running events seems to be a topic where opinions are all over the map. It’s interesting how the range of view on appropriate training paces is rather narrow for virtually every running event up to the marathon, but once we...

Week Ending 11/11/12

This Week: 41 This Year: 1810 Besides another fast food run to Carl’s Jr., I just continued building the base miles. Unfortunately the public park bathrooms are now closed through April of 2013, which means that there’s no free drinking water on my...

Week Ending 11/04/12

This Week: 47 miles. This Year: 1769 miles. Week Summary: Another handful of 5-7 mile runs in Longmont and Boulder, and a 23 mile “fast food run.” This time I did a Longmont-Niwot-Gunbarrel out-and-back (with a slightly shorter variation through Niwot on...

Week Ending 10/28/12

This Week: 41 miles. This Year: 1722 miles. Week Summary: Nothing long this week, just a handful of 5-7 mile runs in Longmont and Boulder, and an 11 mile “fast food run.” The term “fast food run” probably means different things to different...