Tag: training

  • Training Totals for the Week Ending 9.27.2015

      Run Miles for the week: 43 in 7:07:44 Run Miles for the year: 1140.9 Projected total run miles for the year: 1536.6 Weekly/Daily Average to reach 2k miles 65.1/9.3 Run Streak: 0 Did I hit every session of 18/55? N What did I miss? 1 easy run Runs that were one stupid mile: 0 […]

  • Totals for the Week Ending 1.25.2014

    Run Miles for the week: 27.5 in 4:33:46 Run Miles for the year: 106.5 Projected total miles for the year: 1495.1 Weekly/Daily averages to reach 2k run miles 39.4/5.6 Run Streak: 1 (15.5/15.5) Number of runs that were one stupid mile: 0 Days until I beat my old run streak: 113 Prospect Park loops for […]

  • Training Totals for Week Ending 1.11.2015

      Run Miles for the week: 33.4 in 5:23:33 Run Miles for the year: 63.2 Projected total run miles for the year: 1922.3 Run Streak: 18 Runs that were one stupid mile: 2 Days until I beat my old run streak: 96 Prospect Park loops for the week: 4 Prospect Park loops for the year: […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Victor

    Here’s a great response from Victor. Victor ran sub-3 in his first marathon, but, as a member of Czechoslovakia’s national team, he was no beginner. Thanks for sharing your story, Victor. I wish I could have met Emil Zatopek! Name: Victor (aka Goorun on Running Ahead) Sex Male  Age (at the time of first BQ) 19 Height 5’10 […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Mark D (Mark to Boston)

    Thanks, Mark, for filling this out, and good luck with Boston this year! Name: Mark D Mark to Boston Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 32 Height: 5’8 Weight (at time of first BQ): 160 At Which marathon did you get your first BQ? What was your finishing time? Tell us a […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Jim H

    Thanks to Jim for taking the time to fill this out! Name: Jim H Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 43 Height: 5′ 10″ Weight (at the time of first BQ): 150lb At which marathon did you get your first BQ? What was your finishing time? Tell us a little about the race. […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Barbara

    Name Barbara Sex: Female Age (at the time of first BQ): 54 Height:  5 foot 4 inches tall Weight (at the time of first BQ):  125 At which marathon did you get your first BQ? What was your finishing time? Tell us a little about the race. Myrtle Beach in February, I was trying to run 4:05, which was […]

  • The BQ(Q) – James N

    Wise words from James, “being consistent in training is the most important thing. Get the miles and the speed will develop over time.”. Thanks James! Name: James N (@jamescnorris) Sex: Male Age at first BQ: 25 Height: 5’7″ Weight: ~130 lbs At which marathon did you get your first BQ? What was your finishing time? […]

  • “BQ Wanna Be”

    Lately, this blog has been an embarrassment of riches with story after story of people working hard and qualifying for Boston. But for some of us, a BQ is still a dream. I’m one of those people, and so is Corey K who recently wrote me with his story. The subject line was “BQ Wanna […]

  • The BQ(Q) – Cindy W

    Name: Cindy W Sex: female Age (at the time of first BQ): 44 Height: 5′ 3 Weight (at the time of first BQ): 113 lbs At which marathon did you get your first BQ? What was your finishing time? Tell us a little about the race. Columbus Marathon. Just seconds under 4 hrs. The race […]