Barb Kerr
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  • Boise, ID
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Answer to training plan question??

Started Oct 4, 2011 0 Replies

Hi Eric--Would appreciate any input you might have to my training plan question about "heartrate zone for marathon" posted on Oct 1st. I'm heading out of town for the race on Thursday. Thanks for a…Continue

Heartrate zone during marathon

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Orton Oct 5, 2011. 1 Reply

Hi-I'm on my final week of Eric's 20 week marathon training program and am running Chicago Marathon next weekend. I'll be wearing my heartrate monitor during the race to hopefully keep me from going…Continue

Repeat lactate threshold test? and race pacing questions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Orton Jul 1, 2011. 1 Reply

Greetings--I'm in 2nd month of the 20 week Trail Marathon Training Program. I'm feeling great and enjoying the workouts. I have one question regarding training. Should I repeat my lactate threshold…Continue

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How many years have you been running?
What is your goal race for the year?
finish Chicago Marathon and run injury free
What is your greatest running accomplishment?
a great run with my husband in the Grand Canyon
What is your "ultimate dream" running goal?
Finish Wasatch 100

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Question about 20 week marathon training program

Posted on May 4, 2011 at 11:19pm 5 Comments

Greetings--I just purchased 20 week Marathon Training Plan and am excited about starting. I noticed that the duration of  endurance run workouts  never exceed 1:30.  I am aiming for a 3:45 marathon. So no longer duration runs in the weeks leading up to my race(20-21 miles) ?? I am assuming that strength/endurance/efficiency developed during the 20 weeks will be enough to carry me through that distance.

Also, I plan to do most of my training on trails because I find it more…


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