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  1. Dumbo Double Dare Training - Week Fifteen

    "At least 99 percent of running is just showing up, getting out there and putting one foot in front of the other." John Hanc, The Essential Runner

    We’re at 23 days and counting down until the 9th annual Disneyland Half Marathon and 2nd Dumbo Double Dare challenge weekend! Just a few short weeks remain and come Sunday August 31st you’ll be wearing a small army of medals in celebration of your achievement. Can you hear the sound of medal against medal already?
  2. Dumbo Double Dare Training - Week Fourteen

    "Remember, the feeling you get from a good run is far better than the feeling you get from sitting around wishing you were running." - Sarah Condor, Runner/Author

    We’re t-minus 30 days until the Disneyland Half Marathon weekend – can you believe the Dumbo Double Dare is almost here? Over the remaining few weeks, we’ll take a look at things to consider as you prepare yourself pre-race, during the race, and post-race. This week we’ll start by looking at three pre-race preparation ...
  3. Dumbo Double Dare Training - Week Ten

    You find out by trial and error what the optimal level of training is. If I found I was training too hard, I would drop it back for a day or two. I didn't run for five days before the sub-four-minute mile. ~ Sir Roger Bannister

    Can you believe we are entering Week Ten of Dumbo Double Dare training? In just eight short weeks, we will be toeing the 10k start line in Disneyland. I don’t know about you but I can’t wait – I am seriously jonesing for a runDisney weekend right now! And not ...
  4. Dumbo Double Dare Training - Week Nine

    Ping. Buzz. Ping. Ping. Ping. Even over the noise of thousands of runners, the unmistakable sound of interval timing devices could be heard during the Rock n Roll Seattle Half Marathon last Saturday. As evidenced by the number of users in the crowd, Jeff Galloway hit on the right idea when he introduced his run/walk/run program.

    And it’s so easy. You go and buy a timer, set it for your interval cadence, and head out on the road. Couldn’t be easier, right? But as I was reminded time ...

    Updated 06-23-2014 at 02:47 PM by RunningFool

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  5. Dumbo Double Dare Training - Week Six

    "Being an athlete is a state of mind which is not bound by age, performance or place in the running pack." Jeff Galloway, Galloway's Book on Running

    If you are following this blog and are working through Jeff Galloway's training program with me, you will note that this is the first "Magic Mile" (MM) week. Instead of me trying to muddle my way through an explanation, I've provided Jeff's description of a MM so you know exactly how to add a one to your weekend workout. ...
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