Race Report: Beautiful Morning In Newark for a 10k PR

Sunday, I raced the Essex County Cherry Blossom 10k in Newark’s Branch Brook Park. This is a big local race, and it fit pretty well into my Pfitz training plan. Pfitz called for tune up races with two and four weeks to go – this race was three weeks out from my goal marathon. I […]

Review of the 5k to 10k Training Plan in Jack Daniels Running Formula

If you’re training for a running event and looking for a good training plan, Jack Daniels’ Running Formula is usually a good place to look. The book includes a variety of plans for distances ranging from the mile up to the marathon. This particular review will focus on the 5k to 10k plan. I used […]

My Experience with Phase IV of Jack Daniels 5k-10k Plan

This spring, I’ve been training for a half marathon using the 5k-10k plan found in Jack Daniels’ book Running Formula. I’ve previously written about my experience in Phase II of the plan, as well as my experience with Phase III of the plan. My goal race is Sunday, and I’m through my last workout in […]

Race Report: A Cold and Rainy PR at Newark’s Cherry Blossom 10k

I’ve had two main goals while training this spring – to set a new a PR in the 10k and to set a PR in the half marathon. The time finally came for my 10k. On a cold and rainy Sunday morning in April, I lined up for the start of Essex County’s Cherry Blossom […]

My Experience with Phase III of Jack Daniels 5k-10k Plan

I’m still working my way through my spring training block. I have two big races on my calendar. The first is a local 10k in early April and the second is a half marathon in Delaware towards the end of the month. I’ve been following the 60-70mpw 5k-10k plan in Jack Daniels’ Running Formula. I […]

My Experience with Phase II of Jack Daniels 5k-10k Plan

I’m currently in the middle of my spring training block. I’m targeting two key races – a large, local 10k at the beginning of April and a half marathon in Delaware towards the end of April. After my fall marathon, my goal was to work on my speed before returning to marathon training for another […]

My Fall Training Block – From 5k to Half Marathon

I spent the spring getting back into running after an injury, followed by some base building in the summer. By August, it was time to actually train a bit and set a baseline for what kind of times I could achieve. I didn’t have a solid plan, and I kind of muddled through a bit. […]

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