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MN Podcast – Episode 11: Running – A Love Letter

14 February
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach P gets all sentimental and talks about the effect of running on his life. If you really love running…tell someone about it. Share a picture, write a note, recruit a new running partner. If you love it, set it free! […]

Athlete Q & A [Episode #10]

01 February
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach P ventures off the beaten path to cover some athlete questions. Subscribers to the marathon and nation newsletter have the chance to submit questions for the coach, and it’s about time we answered! Questions from Mike Risk include the value […]

MN Podcast – #9 – Interview with Stryd Running Powermeter

25 January
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach P interviews Adam Heaney from Stryd (www.stryd.com ) about their Run Power Meter and how it’s changing the game of running. We work from intro to details pretty quickly (when Adam starts talking!) and there’s a great deal to learn. The full podcast is […]

MN Podcast – #8 – Taper Madness

18 January
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. Subscribe here: This week Coach P breaks down the Taper. Most of us don’t think of the taper until we are tapering…couldn’t be a worse time! Here’s what you want to focus on for Taper goals: Rest Sharpening Strategizing Tune in and Coach […]

Winter Training for First Time Marathoners

14 December
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. COPY FROM TRELLO Subscribe here: Listen to it on iTunes. Listen to it on Stitcher. Stream by clicking here. Download as an MP3 by right-clicking here and choosing “save as.” Thanks for listening to this Marathon Nation podcast. Marathon Nation is the home […]

Marathon Nation – Episode #2 – The Three Act Play for Runners

11 December
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach Patrick outlines the Three Act Play approach to capturing your season of running. You can’t get better as a runner if you don’t capture how you are doing. Use this simple framework to help craft the narrative of your year…and […]

The Six Weeks of Returning to Run

01 December
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Join Coach Patrick from Marathon Nation (www.marathonnation.us) for another weekly running podcast. This week Coach P breaks down how to get back to running after some time off. He covers Introverted vs Extroverted Runners…and outlines the basic plan that everyone should follow when getting back up to speed with their running (or just starting out)! Subscribe […]

The Ultimate Boston Marathon Overview, Part 1: The Weekend

15 April
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The Boston Marathon is the holy grail for many marathon runners. The unique qualification system and stringent timing standards mean that only a small percentage of the marathoning population is eligible to participate. Unless you are a charity runner, your only option is to spend years getting fitter and faster…and then having the perfect race […]

Defining the Right Long Run for Your Marathon Training (Equation Included)

12 September

One of the most frequent marathon training questions I am asked has to do with the “best” distance for the weekly long run. At first I thought everyone was obsessed with the long run, but I have come to realize that people are really asking me something entirely different: “How far do I need to […]