Monthly Archives: "January 2014"

Tyler’s Training: Week of January 13, 2014

Weekly Summary –152 miles in 14 runs. Super solid week! A great track workout (10x mile at 4’58 at altitude) and a great ultra-marathon (28 mile) long run on Sunday. 12 weeks to the Boston Marathon! PS – stay tuned for a BIG announcement coming in the next week or two!! Day AM Workout PM […]

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Tyler’s Training: Week of January 6, 2014

Weekly Summary – 150 miles in 15 runs. Super solid week of training with great recovery from last Sunday’s debaucle and three awesome efforts on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday – including a great 25 miles on Sunday. One more big week in this block coming up and then some recovery. 14 weeks to Boston! Day […]

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Lo Primero

Posted by · on January 09, 2014 · in Reflection, Running, Travel · with 1 Comment

Lo Primero

I explore the grooves of the rock with my right thumb and they become comfortingly familiar. The curves conform to shapes and creases of my cupped fingers perfectly; this rock was made for me. The perfect size too: portable enough that it doesn’t weigh me down as I run, but massive enough to intimidate any […]

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Tyler’s Training: Week of December 30, 2013

Posted by · on January 06, 2014 · in Running, STRIVE-Racing · with 0 Comments

Tyler’s Training: Week of December 30, 2013

Weekly Summary – 151 Miles in 14 runs. This was the first full week I’ve had with no big interruptions (like international air travel with felines). And the results speak for themselves. A lot of running this week with two really good workouts and one brutal long run. Definitely beginning to adjust to the training […]

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Flying on Planes with Cats

Posted by · on January 03, 2014 · in Reflection, Travel · with 0 Comments

Flying on Planes with Cats

EDITOR’S NOTE: In the weeks since this was published, I have been contacted by Delta Airlines who offered what appeared to be sincere apologies and some financial compensation for what I and they agreed was their fault in the experience described below. In contrast to how I was treated in person, I was pleasantly surprised […]

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