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Jeff Galloway · 4d ago

Salute to Don McNelly

RIP: Long live the spirit of Don McNelly My friend Don McNelly gave us 96 years of marathons (744), classical music, wine making, volunteering—with the energy of someone half his age. I told...
Jeff Galloway · 1W ago

Journaling: Can you capture the fleeting thoughts of the right brain?

One of the interesting challenges and great rewards of journaling is noting the creative, and sometimes crazy, images that emerge from the right side of our conscious brain. On some days, yo...
Jeff Galloway · 4W ago

Marathon FAQ

Question: Can I continue to run when injured? Answer: Most injuries will allow for some running – If you take about a week off to get the healing started you stay below the threshold of irri...
Jeff Galloway · 1M ago

Why do some runners have trouble taking walk breaks?

Research shows that the lessons learned in the early school years are powerfully embedded in the subconscious brain. While it is natural to feel anxious and then receive negative hormones wh...
Jeff Galloway · 2M ago

Race Day Checklist

Photocopy this list so that you will not only have a plan, but you can carry it out in a methodical way. Pack the list in your race bag. Don’t try anything new the day of your race except in...
Jeff Galloway · 3M ago

How to Walk Faster

Many of my clients have improved the pace of their walk through practice. Here is the procedure: Usually done during the middle of a recovery “walk day” between runs or during the warm down ...
Jeff Galloway · 3M ago

Marathon FAQ

Question: How should I choose a marathon if I want to run a fast time? Answer: Avoid crowded races. Most runners in the large population events run more than three-quarters of a mile farther...
Jeff Galloway · 4M ago

Walk Breaks on Trails

Walk breaks are even more important on long trail runs than on long pavement runs. Not only will the walks allow you to cope with trail hazards, at the end of a trail run your legs are going...
Jeff Galloway · 4M ago

Marathon FAQ

Question: How fast should I run during my first marathon? Answer: For the first 18 miles of the first marathon, pace yourself as if you were running a long run: at least two minutes per mile...
Jeff Galloway · 5M ago

QUESTION: For the magic mile...do we run it using our run/walk strategy? Or just straight running?

ANSWER: The Magic Mile is the key to setting up any Galloway Training Plan. Once you know how fast you can run the Magic Mile, you can predict your race pace, which leads to your training pa...