Marathon Training Week 1 Recap – Purple Powerade!

As I was told by a running buddy yesterday, "if you're reading this, you're probably my mom." Thanks for sticking it out with me as I continue to ramble about running, Mom. Who are we kidding? There's no WAY my mom is reading this stuff. At this point, my demographic consists or true running addicts like myself or people that …

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The Starting Line (Marathon Training, Week 1)

This is it! I finally OFFICIALLY began my training when I woke up this morning. I have so much ahead of me. I'm filled with excitement and optimism. On November 11, 2017, I, Randy Birnschein, will qualify for the Boston Marathon at Richmond. I'm older and I'm wiser. I've had my share of failure and …