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Team Captain sets $10K Goal

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Friends,

I hope this note finds you well!!
I’m back once again, running the Chicago marathon and doing it as a part of and in honor of good friend Jack Marston.
This will be my 13th Chicago marathon to get to start line and Lord willing 21st marathon to finish.… Read the rest

Hitting the Wall

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Chi26.2 Week 12 / NYC26.2 Week 9 / Nap26.2 Week 8 (July 28th, 2014)
 

 
Hi Team –
I hope all is going well with your training.
Last weekend I bonked on a 16 mile long run in the woods in Central Wisconsin.… Read the rest

Building Endurance

Chi26.2 Week 11 / NYC26.2 Week 8 / Nap26.2 Week 7 (July 21th, 2014)
 

 
Hi Team – I trust you had a great week of training with the cooler weather.
Congratulations to those of you who ran the Chicago Rock and Roll Half Marathon on Sunday -
I hope you will share your experience and thoughts with the entire team on the Facebook site.… Read the rest

Stronger than I think

Chi26.2 Week 10 / NYC26.2 Week 7 / Nap26.2 Week 6 (July 13th, 2014)
 

 
Dear Team:
 
Chicago team members – we are starting to load on the long run miles. For many of you every week going forward you will set a new personal long run distance.… Read the rest

Slow and Easy

Chi26.2 Week 9 / NYC26.2 Week 6 / Nap26.2 Week 5 (July 7th, 2014)

Hi Team -
NYC team members enjoy your “cut back” week.
Recall this is important to recharge your body and allow your muscles and bones time to recover from the past stresses.… Read the rest

What’s Your Fuel Plan?

Chi26.2 Week 8 / NYC26.2 Week 5 / Nap26.2 Week 4 (June 29rd, 2014)
 
 


Hi Team – the training plans for this week for each target marathon are as follows:
 
Chicago Marathon Week 8 Training Plan.

Plan
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Total

Novice
4
5
R or XT
5
Rest
11
R or XT
24

Beginner
4
6
R or XT
5
Rest
12
R or XT
27

Intermediate
4
7
R or XT
6-7
Rest
14
R or XT
31-32


NYC Marathon Week 5 Training Plan.… Read the rest

Food, Shoes and Body Glide

Chi26.2 Week 7 / NYC26.2 Week 4 / Nap26.2 Week 3 (June 23rd, 2014)
 

 
Hi Team – Once again business travel has me behind in getting a post out to you.
I hope all of you had an enjoyable Long Run in this past weekend.… Read the rest

All Systems Go!

June 9, 2014 – Chi26.2 Week 5 / NYC26.2 Week 2 / Nap26.2 Week 1
 
Well it’s all systems go, all three of our 2014 Jack’s Marathon Teams are now in training. This week’s update will focus on a news blast to update everyone on:
• our team membership status,
• newly created Facebook group page,
• team run details for this Saturday June 14th
• training plan details for each group (and tips for each team).… Read the rest

Coach’s Blog #8

June 2nd, 2014
 
I am a little behind getting this update out this week as I have been busy celebrating my son’s college graduation and having family visit for the past 6 days. My life is slowly getting back to normal and I hope to get back to my own training for both the 2014 Fox Valley and Chicago Marathons.… Read the rest

Coach’s Blog #7

May 27th, 2014
 
I trust you enjoyed a beautiful Memorial Day weekend. I spent some time trail running in central Wisconsin at my cabin. We are now mid Week 3 of our training plans for Chicago. The Chart below summarizes the training plan for this week.… Read the rest