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Adams Ridge Repeats

Last hard run before heading off for three days of running in the Grand Canyon next week.  Headed to my 'hill of truth' across the street f…

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Loving The Treadmill

For all of you who are getting pounded with snow/cold/ice, just wanted to say, do not discount how valuable treadmill running can be.  It i…

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20 Days of No Sugar

Please use this Forum to share your No Sugar experiences.Thanks - E

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Eric's 20 Week Marathon Program - Very Different

Hello Eric & Everyone, I have purchase Eric's 20 week marathon program ($175.00 AU) and from what I can see the program only uses and r…

Started by Robert Burpee

0 12 hours ago

Posterior Shin Splints

Hey Eric, I am currently training for an ultra Ragnar relay coming up on August 14th. I have been running as a forefoot striker for a few…

Started by Ryan Charter

0 yesterday

training in HRZ2 as ambient temperature rises

I've been working through Eric's training plan from The Cool Impossible book. I took the tests and came up with a HRZ2 of 123-132. So I've…

Started by Gordon Prince

3 on Monday
Reply by Patrick Garrick

I Hope I've Done The Right Thing

Hi everyone, yesterday I purchased Eric's 20 week Marathon Program and I started it today. I was about to finish week 6 and start week 7 of…

Started by Robert Burpee

0 on Sunday

Inside foot pain

Hi all.  I made my barefoot running transition in early January and have slowly been adjusting myself to it. About a month ago I started t…

Started by Mikael Evander

19 Jul 17
Reply by Double A

Shin Splints...among other things

Hi Eric! First of all, thank you. I posted a while back asking about when the new B2R trail running shoes were coming out. I bought them. T…

Started by Paula-Marie M. Ferrara

1 Jul 16
Reply by Anthony Beach

Got the fear!

Hi Eric,  I'm part way through the book, looking forward to starting the training. My main issue is the FEAR!  I completed my first half la…

Started by Sharon

3 Jul 16
Reply by Sharon

100 Miler

I am heading back to New Zealand next March & having my second go at the Northburn 100 in Central Otago. It is a brutal course & af…

Started by Campbell Willis

3 Jul 13
Reply by Bill Kulwicki

Phase 1 and 2

Hi, Eric - Love the book and exercises. I've built up as recommended to 30min 4/week and am doing the exercises with great results. I compl…

Started by Scott

1 Jul 10
Reply by Eric Orton

Phase 1 Complete. On to Phase 2! Plus a marathon question

I just completed my 20 minute test run to complete phase 1. I will say that I am very impressed by how the program has helped. It is hard t…

Started by Mike Capka

0 Jul 9


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Posterior Shin Splints

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training in HRZ2 as ambient temperature rises

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