60 Days to Boston: February 25-the start line

February 25, 2016 – 53 Days to Boston – 4.3 miles 42:00 minutes 9:50 pace

I feel I’m back on track and feeling better about my health and training.  I’ve been talking with Teague Hatfield at Footzone about some potential marathon coaches that could help me achieve this goal of getting ready for Boston in less than 60 days. I’ve come to realize how much information (and probably more misinformation) is available on how to successfully prepare to run a marathon and the importance of seeking help and guidance.  Even a simple marathon training group at your local running store has […]

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60 Days to Boston: February 14-21, 2016

The First Week of Training
Scott Douglass

February 14, 2016

Today was my first run in 6 months since Cora was born on September 4th. 2.62 miles. 29 minutes 11:05 pace.  Wow – I’m out of shape.  I was pushing a stroller, but I’m plain out of shape.

Carrie and I weighed Cora this morning and she weighed 13 pounds!  Fantastic news other than the fact that her Daddy has also gained 13 pounds since she was born!  Yep – I’m tracking with her pound for pound.  I’ve been pretty good at finding excuses for not working out my entire life, but a baby […]

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First-Time Relay Runner | My 2,500 Mile Journey to Run 21

It’s the day before #CLR2014 and I’m in the midst of traveling 2,500 miles over six legs from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Diamond Lake, Oregon. Call me crazy, but I think it’s going to be a great time! Now that the big day is almost here, my excitement is at an all-time high. I can’t wait to get my team Stranger Danger off to the races with that first leg at 6:40 a.m. tomorrow. Oh, did I mention this will be the first overnight relay I’ve ever done?!

If you’ve never participated in a long-distance, overnight relay race, I’m sure you’re wondering […]

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