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Time to Taper

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Jack’s Marathon Team: Coach’s Blog
NYC26.2 Week 21 / Nap26.2 Week 20 (Oct 20th, 2014)
 

 
Hi Jack’s Team Runners:
NYC team members only two weeks until marathon day. Naperville runners – I hope your last 20 miler went very well and now you can enjoy the Tapper phase too.… Read the rest

Congrats Chicago! 3-Weeks NYC!!

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Jack’s Marathon Team: Coach’s Blog
Chi26.2 Done !! / NYC26.2 Week 20 / Nap26.2 Week 19 (Oct 13, 2014)
 

 
Hi Jack’s Team Runners:
Congratulations to our Chicago Marathon Team Runners on completing your marathon. I hope you are enjoying your incredible accomplishment so few even think of doing let along completing.… Read the rest

Going to the START line

JACK’S MARATHON TEAMS  – Coach’s Blog
Chi26.2 Week 22 / NYC26.2 Week 19 / Nap26.2 Week 18 (Oct 5, 2014)
 


Hi Jack’s Team Runners:
 
Here we go – 7 days until the Chicago Marathon. Chicago Runners – you have spent 21 weeks training – take some pride in your commitment and reflect on how far you have come.… Read the rest

Believe

Jack’s Marathon Team:  Coach’s Blog
Chi26.2 Week 21 / NYC26.2 Week 18 / Nap26.2 Week 17 (Sept 29, 2014)

 
Hi Jack’s Team Runners:
I hope you are all enjoying the amazingly beautiful weather. This is my favorite time of year to get out and run.… Read the rest

Setting Realistic Goals

Jack’s Marathon Team:  Coach’s Blog
Chi26.2 Week 20 / NYC26.2 Week 17 / Nap26.2 Week 16 (Sept 21th, 2014)
 


Hi Jack’s Team Runners:
What a great weekend to get out there and run! Chicago Runners – I hope you had a successful last 20 (or 22) mile Long Run – Welcome to the TAPPER phase.… Read the rest

Your mission this week …

Jack’s Marathon Team: Coach’s Blog
Chi26.2 Week 19 / NYC26.2 Week 16 / Nap26.2 Week 15 (Sept 14th, 2014)
 


Hi Jack’s Team Runners:
I hope you all had a great week of training.
The weather was ideal for running, but you likely had to dig out some heavier shirts, possibly some light gloves and perhaps a hat to keep warm during early morning runs this week.… Read the rest

Listen to your Body

Jack’s Marathon Team – Coach’s Blog
Chi26.2 Week 18 / NYC26.2 Week 15 / Nap26.2 Week 14 (Sept 8th, 2014)

Hi Jack’s Team Runners:
I trust you all enjoyed the past weekend. Great training weather for a Long Run – I hope you all had success in meeting your goals and had fun during your runs.… Read the rest

Know Thy Sweat Rate

Jack’s Marathon Teams:  Coach’s Blog
Chi26.2 Week 17 / NYC26.2 Week 14 / Nap26.2 Week 13 (Sept 1st, 2014)


Hi Jack’s Team Runners:
I hope you are enjoying your Labor Day weekend. If you ran a race this weekend please share your experience with me by sending me an email at Everett@jacksfund.org or post to the Team Facebook site.… Read the rest

Smart Training in the Heat

JACK’S MARATHON TEAM – Coach’s Blog
Chi26.2 Week 16 / NYC26.2 Week 13 / Nap26.2 Week 12 (Aug 25th, 2014)
 

 
Hi Jack’s Team Runners:
Wow – what a brutal weekend for training.
It has been a very long time since we have had several days of 90+ weather and coupled with nearly 100% humidity – making it hard to breathe maintaining an easy pace.… Read the rest

Surviving the Long Run

JACK’S MARATHON TEAMS:  Coach’s blog
Chi26.2 Week 15 / NYC26.2 Week 12 / Nap26.2 Week 11 (Aug 17th, 2014)

 
Hi Jack’s Team Runners – once again great training weather this week.
I hope you enjoyed the shorter Long Run this weekend and your body is telling you that you could have done more.… Read the rest