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My apologies for this being a week-and-a-half late but I wanted to make sure I had enough time and energy to tell the complete story of my Berlin Marathon experience. Given my journalism experience, I won’t bury the lead. My goal for this race was to run a personal best time. I felt my training … Continue reading BERLIN MARATHON SUCCESS!!! A Review and Recap
I’m writing this from a hotel room in Berlin, Germany less than 24 hours before the Berlin Marathon. My wife and I called it an early day to make sure we get enough rest before the race. I need it for the actual run. She needs it because it takes a lot of work to … Continue reading One Day Away Until the Berlin Marathon!
Location: Pasadena, CA. Temperature: Mostly cloudy, 68 degrees, 75% humidity Type of Run: Tempo Length: 4.06 miles Type of route: mostly flat with gradual uphill and downhill Time: 26 minutes, 53 seconds Pace per mile: 6:37 Reason for Run: This was a short tempo run designed to give my legs a little bit of work … Continue reading Berlin Marathon Training Week #19 Day 4 Training Done!!! Onto Berlin!!!
Location: Pasadena, CA. Temperature: Cloudy, 71 degrees, 65% humidity Type of Run: Easy Length: 5.34 miles Type of route: gradual uphill and downhill, one uphill climb and one downhill descent Time: 38 minutes, 54 seconds Pace per mile: 7:17 Reason for Run: This is an easy run meant to keep the legs active less than … Continue reading Berlin Marathon Training Week #19 Day 3 A Nice Short, Sore Run