I just wanted to write and say “you’ve gone and done it again!” I spent most of the LA Marathon cursing you guys thinking: “no way can I keep this up for 26.2” but I sucked it up and toughed it out and just thought about all the targets I’d hit in the personalized training program you put together for me, and… and… I did it! 3 hours 46mins & 37 seconds later I had a new PB crushing my previous time by over 12 mins.
“Trust” is the key word for me here. After the two highly successful training programs you’ve devised for me (I broke 4-hours for the first time in 2019) I completely TRUST that you guys know what you’re doing and that in turn gives me an ever increasing confidence in my performance abilities. Looking forward to the next one. I’ll be in touch!
Charles Whobrey of Los Angeles, CA set a huge PR at the LA Marathon. His official time was 3:58:19 on very even pacing throughout. [Full Results]
Erin Palmer was looking for a big PR in LA this past weekend after her 4:22 performance in NYC. Her training was consistent all winter and her plan projected about a 3:58. Once the weather forecasts turned grim we adjusted her goal time to about 4:05, or the equivalent effort in about 72 degree heat, using the VDOT Calculator.
Bradley Geilfuss set a 2-minute PR in the heat at the LA Marathon this past weekend. His official time was 3:18:53 [Results]. That 2-minute PR is deceiving considering his previous PR was set on a downhill course. He was also forced to make a quick pit stop Sunday, plus temps were in the mid-70’s, which converts to about a 3:13 (according to the VDOT O2 Calculator).
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