MTC Marathon – Complete!

Surprisingly – especially to me – my hammy held up through the entire marathon.  The bad part of this was that I was not as mentally prepared to battle the battle I had in store.  I figured it would be a battle of patience, limping and cursing.  Instead it was a typical marathon battle of […]

2010 Twin Cities Marathon Training Update (Week 13 of 13)

13 miles of running – not including race day Attempted to rest and sleep more

Notes – Hammy acted up on my last mile of training – literally I was on the last mile and it cramped up.  I don’t know what’s going to happen with it on Sunday – I was able to […]

2010 Twin Cities Marathon Training Update (Week 12 of 13)

40 miles of running – I was scheduled for 30, but with missing so much last week, I needed to get more in. 1 – 14 mile of bike ride, two sessions on the bike trainer for 40 and 45 minutes and I lifted weights once

Notes – Hammy is feeling good. I don’t […]

2010 Twin Cities Marathon Training Update (Week 11 of 13)

15 miles of running – I was scheduled for 56, hoping for 60 3 Swim sessions and I lifted weights once

Notes – I attempted to run Tuesday morning, made it 4 miles slowly, but I my hamstring wasn’t ready to run. I spent the week on ice. I swam Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, […]

2010 Twin Cities Marathon Training Update (Week 10 of 13)

41 miles of running – I had to take Sunday off 1 Bike Ride this week and I lifted weights once

Notes – Temperatures were good, I was getting into a good rhythm, hamstring was tight after Tuesday, Wednesday it was like a charlie horse, but didn’t slow me down – then Friday I […]

2010 Twin Cities Marathon Training Update (Week 9 of 13)

53 miles of running 2 Bike Rides this week and I lifted weights once

Notes – Good week, temperatures were good, but a bit windy – I’ll take that any day over hot though.

Official Weigh in on Thursday Morning – 167 – 28.39 lbs body fat

Quote of the Week: “What was the […]

2010 Twin Cities Marathon Training Update (Week 8 of 13)

41 miles of running – I do bad math – it was only supposed to be 39 and twice I messed up the math 1 Bike Ride this week – three hikes with Jake in the back pack for two of them

Notes – Great running week – on the Gunflint trail – beautiful!

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2010 Twin Cities Marathon Training Update (Week 7 of 13)

49 miles of running 2 Bike Rides this week and I lifted weights once.

Notes – Good week – I finally had a good run this morning. Fun posts to write this week.

Official Weigh in on Thursday Morning – 171.4 – 31.71 lbs body fat – I fixed my scale and why am […]

2010 Twin Cities Marathon Training Update (Week 6 of 13)

46 miles of running – including a 20 miler 3 Bike Rides this week and I lifted weights once.

Notes – Good week – hot runs, had to skip Friday morning due to a storm – switched Sunday to Friday and Friday to Saturday and biked on Sunday.

Official Weigh in on Thursday Morning […]

2010 Twin Cities Marathon Training Update (Week 5 of 13)

44 miles of running – including and 18 miler 2 Bike Rides this week and I lifted weights once.

Notes – Tough week with the heat and the humidity.  I needed to take a rest day on Saturday

Official Weigh in on Thursday Morning – 169.6

Quote of the Week:“Make friends with pain […]