Monthly Archives: "December 2013"

Tyler’s Training: Week of December 16, 2013

Weekly Summary – 113 Miles in 14 Runs (basically 6 days). A great week with a very solid (though bonked) 22-mile long run and a good track workout on Saturday. Travel on Sunday broke the week up, but still very solid. T-17 weeks to Boston! Day AM Workout  PM Workout  Qual  Miles  XT Monday 8M […]

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All In

Posted by · on December 20, 2013 · in Reflection, Running · with 0 Comments

All In

There’s a funny quote that my coach, Jon Waldron, has repeated over the years. Brendan Foster (one-time world-record holder in the 2-Mile, bronze medalist in the 1976 Olympic 10,000m, and founder of the Great North Run) was famous for responding to people complimenting his athletic ability with “… but I’m not even the best runner […]

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Tyler’s Training, Week of December 9, 2013

Weekly Summary – 98 miles in 6 days (12 runs). First week back at altitude an first week of real training for the 2014 Boston Marathon (click or scroll down for my official announcement/backstory)!! Two very solid starter workouts with a fartlek on Tuesday and a good long-run on Sunday. Getting into the swing again. […]

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Boston

Posted by · on December 14, 2013 · in Reflection, Running · with 3 Comments

Boston

The waiting room at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Center for Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (Pedi-Hemonc) hasn’t changed much in the past seventeen years. The same poster depicting an underwater city inhabited by personified fish (billboards read “Kelp-a-Cola”) has hung on the walls since at least 1997. But now, it’s 2013 and I’m the weird […]

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