Archive for : February, 2015

Episode 7 – Hansons Marathon Method
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This week the guys discuss a different way to approach the marathon. The Hanson brothers have coached a ton of marathoners, including a couple of Olympians. For us mortals they have a program called the Hansons Marathon Method. It is probably different than what you have seen before. For example, their plan calls for a long run of only 16 miles. Not kidding! Joe shares his experience with this program, and how it helped him cut almost 17 minutes off his time.

Here is the original article and training program from Running Times (3 pages and free!)

If you want more detail, take a look at the “Hansons Marathon Method” book on Amazon (256 pages)

Episode 5 – Geeking Out with Ray
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GeekRayIn this week’s episode, the guys talk to Ray King (@adeyemiking), co-host of the popular “Geeks in Running Shoes” podcast. Ray takes us on his journey from playing volleyball and soccer in high school to completing the Chicago Marathon in 2011. He shares his thoughts on keeping motivated and staying the course.