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Marathon #2 Training

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

I have never really stopped training since I started, however I have picked it up another notch and am working a 4 month program in preparation for a full marathon June 15th, 2008.

I want to qualify in this marathon for next year's Boston Marathon. If I do not get injured in training, I think I can do it! My times for 20 miles indicate I am right around there now with 4 months left......so, wish me luck and say a prayer for me!! :)
MacIronDude

  
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RUNNINGWILD 4/14/2008 12:03PM

    I finally read the Johnny Miles story. I'm going to share it with my HM clinic and the FM runners at the Running Room. It's beyond motivational.
Thanks for sharing.
~p.

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MIKEMACDUDE 2/9/2008 2:32PM

    The Johnny Miles Marathon here in Pictou County, NS :)
Quite a story behind Johnny MIles and his running career... check it out sometime. :)

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RUNNINGWILD 2/5/2008 12:45PM

    My fingers are crossed! What FM are you training for?

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Happy times!

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

I got myself down to 150lbs right now. I want to be at 140-145 before my June 15th Marathon. I know the extra few pounds will help my time, as well, my back feels better the lighter I get.

My program is currently:
runnning 60+ miles avg/week
biking class 2-3 times per week
circuit training with weights 3-4 times/week
I also walk to work everday which is just under 2 miles each way.

I have some new pics I will soon post. Thanks for checking in on me.
Mac

  


Feeling Great! Weather...not so good

Friday, December 28, 2007

Really enjoying the running, however the slipping and sliding some days makes it slow and challenging. I love it though, so I get through them. :)
My diet and exercise program is working great, a have no major injuries and all is going according to plan at this time.
Thanks for checking in on me.

  


Getting it back together after injury

Sunday, December 02, 2007

Hi all,
I am finally back at it and working my way back up in milage both on the runs and bikes. I am feeling good, but being cautious this time..... don't need any more setbacks right now. :)
Running about a 7 minute mile right now and working my way to 6:30/mi. for this coming season.
Stayed tuned and thanks for checking in on my continuing journey!

  


Injury still

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Getting better but a few more weeks to be 100%. I am letting it heal right the first time. :)
Can't wait to come back!

  


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