Archives for October 2011

Jeff’s Post – The Need for Speed!

6 Days until Baltimore – Yeah!  Yesterday I took my last run of any real distance (10 miles) until the marathon on Saturday.  I’m doing my best to taper and the last three weeks have gone from 58 miles, to 47 to 37 this past week.  This week I plan on running very short distances […]

Jeff’s Post – Thursday Thoughts!

As I prepare for Baltimore, I continue to taper and it continues to feel a little strange.  I only ran 4 miles this morning but tried to pick up the speed running the last two miles at a 7:30 pace.  Right now I plan on running 3 miles tomorrow and then between 8 and 10 […]

Jeff’s Post – Reflections during a Taper

I’m in the midst of tapering in preparation for the Baltimore Marathon on October 15th.  I’m reducing my mileage and overall my legs feel really good.  My lingering foot issue also seems to be improving every day.  So although I still struggle with the whole “Taper” thing, I’m beginning to see the benefits. I have […]

Jeff’s Post – A Look Back at September and 15 Days Until Baltimore!

I was really happy with my running in September.  I ran 27 times (5 outside runs – the rest on the treadmill) – 224 Miles – 28,339 Calories Burned – Long Runs during the month 18, 21 and 22 miles. I ran in two states (Maryland and Virginia) and ran my first official ½ Marathon […]