Heading Back to Boston

Here, on March 21, 2014, just exactly one month from the Boston Marathon, I can’t help but think about a few things. One is what any runner thinks before a marathon – what, this soon? I wish I’d trained more. The other is, it’s been a year since… that?  I…

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To coin a phrase…Hafinger

TWEET Ernesto Burden ‏@ernestoburden 11 weeks to Boston, 1st week of training post-injury done, feel good but must build speed fast. Merging Pfitz plan with Hansons. Hanfinger. Details shortly. Basically, I think I need the extra early speed work of Hansons, with the midweek long of Pfitz (but with the race…

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Spring 2014 Blog Preview, Examination of Marathon Training On A Ketogenic Diet

A brief mission statement update for the blog. While this, my personal website, has long had a running orientation, there are some specific topics I’m going to be covering in detail over the next several months: 12 week versus 18 week marathon training. Having been sidelined by an injury for…

What I Told My Son The Night After The 2013 Boston Marathon

I met a young guy from Denmark in the long walk through the corrals after the finish line at the Boston Marathon. He had just PR’d, and I had just run the best race of my dang life, just waved like a madman to my wife and eldest son on…