Tag Archives: Hal Higdon

Having Some Faith

Sometimes it can be difficult to stick with a training plan and believe that you will see the steady improvement each week. When you follow your plan as closely as possible you don’t always notice the subtle increases in total … Continue reading

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Totally Mental

I’ve started my third week of marathon training and I haven’t had a panic attack — yet. This is not to say that I haven’t already had my doubts about switching to the intermediate plan. The back to back runs … Continue reading

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And So It Begins…Again

Today was the first day of marathon training. I would like to apologize to all of my non-running friends and co-workers in advance. You know it’s going to happen, you were hoping it wouldn’t but alas it is. Marathon training … Continue reading

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Bronx 10 Mile Race Recap

It’s not often that a 10 mile race is offered in these parts. The only other I regularly take part in is the Cherry Tree 10 mile race in Prospect Park sponsored by the Prospect Park Track Club and I’ve … Continue reading

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NYRR NFL Back to Football Run

I’ll be honest about this — I signed up for this race because we got a Nike Dri-Fit shirt. I am that shallow. The distance, four miles, was actually the distance I was supposed to run for my marathon training … Continue reading

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Now We’re Talking

We’re finally in to the meat of my training program, the time when from here on out every long is double digits. Marathon training feels light now. I took the week off from running to give every muscle in my … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Chased by Bees

Every once in a while it feels as though one of my long runs ends up being like a DirecTV commercial. Kind of like my current fav — Don’t fall into a dinner party. Please watch the video below so … Continue reading

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