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NYC Marathon Training Recap Weeks 11, 12, 13

The last three weeks of September were my most difficult weeks of training to date. As my mileage and intensity continued to ramp up, my work obligations also skyrocketed. Instead of 40-50 hours per week in the office with fewer than 8 hours at nights and over the weekend, I was looking at 50+ hours in the office and 10+ hours at home. I slept less, worked more, stressed constantly, ate poorly, wore down my immune system, and still tried to train harder, but couldn’t sustain that forever.

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