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

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Capka Oct 19, 2014. 12 Replies

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 to see the changes day by day and these tests help show the…Continue

B2R Shoe Durability

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Capka Nov 14, 2014. 16 Replies

I am looking to get a pair of B2R Shoes for my road running. Most of my previous running shoes needed to be replaced after 400 to 500 miles or so. How do these shoes tend to hold up? Do they last as…Continue

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Mike Capka commented on Jacob Cossairt's blog post Mid-November HRZ2 run
"Fantastic Jacob! Physically, it looks like you have improved tremendously. How are you feeling? Hopefully you enjoying the runs so much more as well. Even if you don't hit the time goal, you know you are hitting your own TCI when you catch…"
Nov 20, 2014
Mike Capka commented on Lori Enlow's blog post Onward and upward
"Awesome news Lori!"
Nov 19, 2014
Mike Capka replied to Mike Capka's discussion B2R Shoe Durability
"Well... I think any concerns about shoe durability could be laid to rest. I should be hitting the 1000 mile mark at the end of this month. I only had the insole in for the first 100 miles or so and then went the rest of miles without. It was funny…"
Nov 14, 2014
Mike Capka commented on Lori Enlow's blog post ....Soon
"Best of luck Lori! You are an inspiration to us all no matter how things turn out. Hopefully the few weeks off will give your body some nice rest time and allow itself to rebuild those used muscles even stronger."
Nov 14, 2014
Mike Capka replied to Mike Capka's discussion Phase 1 Complete. On to Phase 2! Plus a marathon question
"Thank you everyone for the tremendous amount of support you are giving me. I really appreciate it and it makes me feel better. There is another marathon next month that I am thinking about doing. If not, I will hit the training that much harder and…"
Oct 19, 2014
Robert Burpee replied to Mike Capka's discussion Phase 1 Complete. On to Phase 2! Plus a marathon question
"Mike under similar circumstances I finished the Melbourne Marathon last Sunday in 5:05.23 having to "find a way" to finish & I'm proud of my achievement. I learnt so much about myself & my limits. Use the experience to learn…"
Oct 19, 2014
Rich Warne replied to Mike Capka's discussion Phase 1 Complete. On to Phase 2! Plus a marathon question
"Well done on finishing in tough circumstances"
Oct 19, 2014
Eric Orton replied to Mike Capka's discussion Phase 1 Complete. On to Phase 2! Plus a marathon question
"Way to pull thru.  Yes DNF is forever and this mental effort will reward you big time at some point.  Adversity doesn't build character, it reveals it - as you demonstrated today"
Oct 18, 2014
Lori Enlow replied to Mike Capka's discussion Phase 1 Complete. On to Phase 2! Plus a marathon question
"Congrats on your finish! Tough circumstances, and you worked it. Rarely do races go as planned, the success is in the doing. You did some serious "doing"! Learn and grow."
Oct 18, 2014
Mike Capka replied to Mike Capka's discussion Phase 1 Complete. On to Phase 2! Plus a marathon question
"Well, I promised to update the community on when I completed my marathon. To sum it up in 6 words: Don't race with a GI bug. It started yesterday as my wife was having some issues. We figured it was a side effect of something she started…"
Oct 18, 2014
Mike Capka commented on Allen Rothery's blog post Is that a Sulcata drafting off me?!
"That is really great Allen. You shaved off incredible amounts of time. In the last two weeks, you shaved off 118 seconds. That is an astounding 11.6% drop. To put this in perspective for the "speed demons" out there. Your 2 week…"
Oct 18, 2014
Mike Capka replied to Shirley Albertson's discussion Training zones
"Hi Gniewomir, For The Cool Impossible workouts, you are correct. Eric also sells training programs for certain distances. Others can correct me if I am wrong, but I believe in the Marathon Program he uses the 1 mile test run for both. Hope this…"
Oct 2, 2014
Lori Enlow replied to Mike Capka's discussion Phase 1 Complete. On to Phase 2! Plus a marathon question
"Cool! Very excited to hear how things go for you! Best wishes!"
Sep 6, 2014
Eivind Hegnar replied to Mike Capka's discussion Phase 1 Complete. On to Phase 2! Plus a marathon question
"I just started a blog here, so if you wanted to you can follow my progress there :)"
Sep 6, 2014
Mike Capka replied to Mike Capka's discussion Phase 1 Complete. On to Phase 2! Plus a marathon question
"Awesome Jacob and Eivind. Stick with it and make sure you keep track of your results. I'd love to read about the progress for each of you in the coming months!"
Sep 5, 2014
Eivind Hegnar replied to Mike Capka's discussion Phase 1 Complete. On to Phase 2! Plus a marathon question
"Very interesting to read about your improvements Mike! I am just starting Phase 1, and did my Day 1 today.  Looking forward to the process!  Good luck with your marathon, and post the results when you are done!"
Sep 5, 2014

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How many years have you been running?
2
What is your goal race for the year?
Baltimore Marathon
What is your greatest running accomplishment?
Half Marathon
What is your "ultimate dream" running goal?
Running an Ultra

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