Tag Archives: Olympic Training Log

My Olympic Training Blog: Reflections

What did I learn about blogging and memoir writing? What were my rewards? What was difficult? What’s next? Making a commitment to record my training log for over ten months, and to write an associated story or article at least once … Continue reading

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Running a fast 10K: five key workouts

I’ve probably run hundreds of 10K races over the course of my open and masters running career. In this post, I describe five workouts that were a key to my success. I’m defining success as not only being able to … Continue reading

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From A to B: Auckland to Bali: Olympic Training Log March 26-April 1

This week in 1988 was one of the most exciting times of my running career. It started off with the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Auckland. I don’t remember much about our team’s activities in Auckland (jet-lagged as I … Continue reading

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Memory Tricks: Olympic Training Log March 12-March 18

Memory is a tricky thing. Writing these blog posts while referring back to my 1988 Training Log has made me aware of that. Memory is inexplicably selective. We remember some things vividly, while other events that should have been important … Continue reading

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Looking ahead + looking back: Olympic Training Log: March 5-March 11

With this view from my new home office, my freelancing editing career looks bright—at least literally! New beginnings The past week was both exciting and stressful. (How can any week that includes a moving day not be so?) Only two … Continue reading

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