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webmaster | 03/06/14

They say you get out what you put in. If that’s true, March 23 will be the day I BQ.

I’ve focused my last several columns on other runners, while in “real life” I was focusing on my own Modesto Marathon training. My third 26.2-mile race — and my third shot at qualifying for the Boston Marathon — is 17 days away.

My marathon training consists of a four-day-a-week running schedule, with light cross training of 30 minutes of yoga or core work on the other three days.

I do all of my training runs with my group, the Wicked Fast Wascally Wunnahs — or the Wascallys, for short — coached by longtime runner and running advocate Brad Castillo...


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