Monthly Archives: November 2017

Final speedwork

Not for forever, but at least for this cycle. The schedule called for 8×400, but I was severely time-constrained this morning so I wound up doing work interval 7, pausing a minute to catch my breath, and going directly to … Continue reading

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Long run weekend

I forgot to write about my long run this weekend on Saturday. For what it’s worth, I did come back in, shower, and immediately get to work making a cheesecake so blogging wasn’t at the top of my brain… Anyway, … Continue reading

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Winter done come

Sometimes just getting out there is a win in itself, but you find that it was easier than you thought it was going to be. That’s how today’s run went. It’s cold and windy so I bundled up for today’s … Continue reading

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Pseudofriday

I’ve been dealing with a headache since last night and it’s still lingering. Thankfully today my schedule said "REST DAY" so I did 2 sets of easy upper body lifts, some nice yoga for my legs, and laid on the … Continue reading

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not so easy 3 miles

I was dragging this morning; my 3 mile run was a slog. It didn’t help that when I rolled up to the gym early, all the treadmills but one were occupied and it wasn’t one I liked. Do you guys … Continue reading

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Just discomfort all around

Today’s workout was probably the hardest speed work of the whole 2 month plan: the 40 minute tempo run. Inside that label "tempo run", though, there’s all kinds of flexibility– how long for each section, what "comfortably hard" means. I … Continue reading

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Running from the rain

The weather did a switcheroo on me today: this morning there was a big blob of rain heading this way on the radar, so I went out for my run early to avoid it. It never did rain, and now … Continue reading

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