"I think I've discovered the secret of life- you just hang around until you get used to it."
to go backwards in mileage for week to begin training plan for marathon? I'm training for May 3rd marathon...know I'll be doing less mileage, however am adding in the longer run and hills/speedwork. But I can't help but think I'm going backwards??? So frustrating! I've looked at so many plans, tried to come up with something somewhat of my own...just not happy this time around. Maybe its because this time I have a time goal in mind. ???
'07: 1324.5 | '08: 1561 | '09: 1810.9 run ~ 208.7 bike | '10: 1,000.3 run ~ 3513.5 bike | '11: 710.3 run ~ 4157.9 bike '12: 659.9 run ~ 3365.6 bike (100% benched by ortho last 4.5 weeks while in long-arm cast)
• DON'T BREAK ANYTHING!!!
• get within 5#s of 130#s (and stay there, gotdammit!)
• 1st olympic distance duathlon
• 1st Iceman Cometh mtn bike race
• Half Fanatic
• punch Type 1 in the junk
keep your mileage.
add the parts of the plan that extend.
do the long runs.
taper a bit less than most plans recommend.
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"The most common question from potential entrants is 'I do not know if I can do this' to which I usually answer, 'that's the whole point'.--Paul Charteris, Tarawera Ultramarathon RD.
"They just couldn't believe that somebody would do all that running for no reason."--Forrest Gump
√ Boston Marathon 15 April
√ Big Sur Marathon 28 April
√ Bighorn 50 Mile 15 June
Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 20/21 July
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