Long run 24 miles and 6 weeks until the Boston Marathon

Last week I did a 24-mile-long run….

Why did I run that far?

This season, I am following an individual E-Coaching Galloway Marathon Program. (The Run Walk Run Method)

The Individual “ECoaching” Program was designed around my running needs and abilities. Throughout the program, I have been working very hard to build my stamina in order to obtain a better stronger faster marathon.    As I extend my miles, I am hoping to increase my endurance and avoid the wall. (sudden drop in energy) To avoid injuries, all my long runs are much slower than the goal marathon pace to reduce wear and tear on your body.

Also, the early walk breaks erase my fatigue, and the later walk breaks help reduce or eliminate overuse muscle breakdown.

My entire marathon training schedule consists of my longest run reaching at least 26 miles.

cross training ….swimming

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…..trying to stay healthy

123rd Boston Marathon