Monthly Archives: May 2011

Almost a PR

I ran the Magic Shoes 5k this weekend up in Newport Beach. Originally I had planned to run the Encinitas 5000 last weekend, but things change and this race looked promising. Previous years had an elite field with winners in … Continue reading

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The marathon is NOT the half marathon.

Let me tell you something you already know. The marathon is not the half marathon. When training for a marathon, don’t train the same way you did for the half marathon. You’ll wish you hadn’t, at mile 20, while walking, … Continue reading

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Yasso 800s

Around the same time I started running workouts I read Bart Yasso’s book. It was highly entertaining but one thing I took away was a new workout, Yasso 800s. Basically 800m interval with equal time recovery. So if you run … Continue reading

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The Thigh’s The Limit

Okay, really the hip is the limit. I noticed recently that my motivation for getting faster has been flagging. Last year I was running 70 and 80 miles weeks, pushing my body to the limit and doing as much running … Continue reading

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