Author Archives: DG Allen

Training Plan Week Ending 03/03/2013

Monday- 5 mile recovery run. Tuesday- 8 mile steady paced run. Wednesday- Track session with coach Sally. Thursday- Active recovery bike, swim etc. no running. Friday- 45 to 60 minute run. Saturday- 16 miles, but no more than 3 hours….whichever … Continue reading

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Week Ending 02/24/2013 in Review

Here was the plan: Monday- 6 mile recovery run. – Completed – I ran up O’Neill Park to the campground. Tuesday- 6 mile Tempo : 2 mile general aerobic pace, 3 miles at 8:40 pace, and 1 CD aerobic pace.  … Continue reading

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Los Pinos a.k.a. “The Beast” or “Hell on Earth”

How do I describe the most difficult run I’ve done yet.  I guess I’ll try. I was invited my friend Keira to join a group of very talented (read race winning) ultramarathon runners to go for a run on a … Continue reading

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Big Bend

Had a great training session today with two good hill climbs the biggie being this great hill know as Big Bend.  It’s a little over a mile with about 800 feet of vertical gain.   The run started with a … Continue reading

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Training Plan Week Ending 02/24/2013

Monday- 6 mile recovery run. Tuesday- 6 mile Tempo : 2 mile general aerobic pace, 3 miles at 8:40 pace, and 1 CD aerobic pace. Wednesday- Big Bend Hill Loop with Sally- 6:45am. This run will range anywhere between 7-10miles…..this … Continue reading

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Week Ending 2/17 in Review

Here was the plan: Monday – Grateful for some rest Tuesday – 5 easy plus core training Wednesday – 7 on easy trails Thursday – Coaching Session with Sally McRae – Hills and strength work Friday – 5 for recovery … Continue reading

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On Toughness

I write this as I site here the evening of February 14th cradling a bag of ice in my crotch hoping my sore adductor muscles will feel better. Tomorrow at 5AM I need do my recovery run and loosen up my … Continue reading

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Training Plan week of 2/11/13

Monday – Grateful for some rest Tuesday – 5 easy plus core training Wednesday – 7 on easy trails Thursday – Coaching Session with Sally McRae – Hills and strength work Friday – 5 for recovery Saturday – 10 aerobic … Continue reading

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My First run with Brittany!

Sunday I finally got to run with a our friends Brittany and Matt along with their buddy Ron. All three as super solid runners. Matt and Brittany both finished the Chimera 100 last year and Ron’s a veteran of 26 … Continue reading

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Welcome to Version 3

Every runner has a blog.  I run but I had a cooking blog which I hardly ever posted to anymore since I spend all my free time running and not cooking.  Today I rectify that situation and launch borderlineperfect.com version … Continue reading

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