The BQ(Q) – James Murray

Name

James Murray

Sex:

Male

Age (at the time of first BQ):

34

Height:

5’8”

Weight (at the time of first BQ):

149

At which marathon did you get your first BQ?

Steamtown

Tell us a little about the race.

Took it out aggressively and ran out of steam at 21…still go it done.

How long had you been running when you ran your first BQ?

10 months

Did you run in college or high school?

Yes

What was your approximate lifetime mileage at the time of your first BQ?

7000

How many miles did you run in the year before your first BQ?

 

Approximately how many races did you run in that year?

15

Did you follow a canned program? If so, which one? If not, can you give us an idea of what your training philosophy was?

No, hard/easy approach with adequate recovery

Did you run with a running club or utilize a coach?

No

Did cross training play a role in your training? If so, how?

Yes, weightlifting

Did speed work play a role or specific workouts play a role in your training? If so, how?

Yes..both track and road work in terms of LT training

Any other thoughts you would like to share with those of working towards a BQ?

Consistency is key along with staying healthy.

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