Tag Archive | Jack Daniels

1st Week of 20-Week Training and VDOT O2

sunset, training, boston marathon,

I ended the first week of the 20-week training with 7 consecutive days of running and a tally of 41.68 miles. I racked up 8 more miles than I was scheduled because of the extra 8 miles last Monday. However, I think that the conviction of the Boston bombing suspect made the past week more interesting than anything else. I am sure many feel that it is finally over and that now we can move on and cheer on the runners at this year’s Boston Marathon next Monday (April 20). Read More…


Month in Review

2015, running,

Today is March 1, which means it is that time of the month. Month in review. I promised to myself that I would run 1,100 miles this year, and by checking in on the progress every month, I get to share with you readers on where I am, how far I am off and how farther I have to go in order to keep the promise. It is a whole lot easier to accomplish a goal by sharing because public humiliation is a great motivation (or punishment).  Read More…

Fartlek Run and Daniels’ Running Formula

fartlek training, uphill, baldwin hills, training, running,

Fartlek had to come in the picture.

When I decided to work with the new training program, I was quite excited about the new challenges and the new possibilities.

But my right foot injury occurred. Since then, I’ve been anxiously waiting for the plantar fasciitis to lapse. Although it is mild, and as much as I want to get the training started, I didn’t want to take a chance. So, I haven’t even walked to work like I did before when my left foot in a worse shape. Part of me figured that my right foot could use rest while not walking at all. Read More…