I raced the Columbus Marathon last week. Unlike last year, I didn’t get stressed out about the race. I was very, very ready (or at least I thought I was) when I showed up on the starting line. I knew it was just a matter of getting there with the right gear, a solid race plan and some good fall marathoning weather. I went after a 2:50 race, but landed on a 2:54, over four minutes faster than last year. You can read all the gory details in my race report.
So, how did I end up crossing the line with a 2:54:06 in October, after DNF’ing in May? I know a lot of you out there love reading our training logs. I truly believe that one of the best ways to find training methods that work for you is to stalk other people’s training logs. I’ll save you the stalking part: I’m going to show you what a sub-3:00 marathon training cycle looks like, from the workouts to the weekly mileage and more! Read more >>