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…Continue
hi all. i started developing plantar in my right heel.....ohhh sometime during the winter. i can't remember now. it felt like i was walking/running with a marble under my heel. i didn't pay it much mind. i was running in five fingers on a lot of rocky trails, at least those that weren't snow covered. finally in march it blossomed into an injury that hurt like hell. but thing is, i didn't want to stop training. so i kept going. finally, arrrrghhhh, i had to turn back from a couple of runs…Continue
Added by dean krakel on May 3, 2011 at 6:57pm — No Comments
Link to my blog in Russian
a post about Aheville, NC, "The Naked Tour"
I know, it's in Russian :)
The story of my running is all there, at
I'm still learning my way around this site, maybe will keep my English running…Continue
Added by Nadya on May 3, 2011 at 11:22am — No Comments
Added by Joshua Artery on May 3, 2011 at 12:14am — No Comments
Well, I entered my first ultra and dnf'd my first ultra. Even with the DNF I wouldn't change anything as it was a great learning experience. Here are some of the problems I encountered and lessons I learned while running the trails of the Capitol Forest on 30 April.
1. Running an ultra is hard, I mean hard, I mean very hard. My legs and feet took a beating on the trails.
2. I drank a lot (almost two gallons) and didn't pee the whole time out there, not sure if it was a…Continue
Added by Richard McGaha on May 2, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments