Wednesday 9/15 Speed

It’s back to shorter speed this week with the workout being the Lake run of 10 x 2 minutes on and two minutes off. We start with a 2 minute warm-up. I took this article from the NYRR site. The 200m bursts that they mention are similar to the 30 second strides that I preach
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Wednesday 9/15 Speed

It’s back to shorter speed this week with the workout being the Lake run of 10 x 2 minutes on and two minutes off. We start with a 2 minute warm-up. I took this article from the NYRR site. The 200m bursts that they mention are similar to the 30 second strides that I preach
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5th Avenue Mile: Amazing!

What amazing times for a great team.  Not many of us train specifically for the mile, but folks were obviously working hard this year to get these numbers.  Jack Brennan has been targeting this race with his workouts for the last several weeks, and many of us benefited from his
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Harry Chapin Run Against Hunger 10k October 19, 2014

We all run in or near Croton, and there is a killer 10k there coming up this month.  This is the 34th running of the Harry Chapin Run Against Hunger. There will be a lot of Taconic Running — you should come too!  Wear your Taconic Gear! There’s a 10k, a 5k fun run and
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Club Meeting October 8 2014 7pm

Come to the team meeting on Wednesday October 8  at 7:00pm. What’s in it for you? You’re going to have a great time! There’s plenty of food and drink, and there are tons of runners. Talking about running. And politics. And the pre-Christian works of Dostoyevsky.
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A Humid Day and Some Fast Times at the Autism Speaks 4 Miler

It’s the humidity.  It’s the freaking humidity. But the Taconics did great today, despite some conditions that were a bit reminiscent of the Master’s Challenge! Tom Delany held on to a mind blowing 5:22 to be our first finisher.  Greg Diamond crushed his race,
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Travel in style to the New York Marathon! Take the Taconic Bus!

Ah, the marathon. A seminal event. The New York Marathon. The ultimate of seminal events. You’re in? Great! How are you going to get there? Get up early, drive into the city? Too much stress. Get a hotel the night before? New York hotels, by and large, suck! Hey, I got an
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New Group Run Starting from Run on Hudson Valley Thursdays at 6pm

Hey there’s a new running store in town!  Run on Hudson Valley in Croton on Hudson has been open for a month or so now, and they’re starting up a group run on Thursdays at 6pm.  The run starts from the store and is just around five miles.  Runners of all ability are
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Wednesday Workout: Fwd: Tomorrow’s Workout (8-13-14)

Tomorrow is the club meeting at FDR Park so we are changing the venue to Yorktown HS track. Hopefully we won’t have hail and lightening this time. The workout is: 1) 1 x 800m with a lap recovery 2) 2 x 400 each with a slow 200m recovery 3) 4 x 200m with a jogging 200m
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