Tag Archives: 5k

Alejandro the Chinchilla

First off, I fail at recovery runs. After my 2 a day yesterday ($husband strained his back doing rows; now he’s grumpy and it seems to be all my fault because I tried to correct his form and he "can’t … Continue reading

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Race report: annual Turkey Trot 5k

Happy Thanksgiving to my US readers! It’s that day of the year again: time to run my yearly fall 5k to keep myself motivated and honest. This year I really put in some good training work, and I was looking … Continue reading

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Racing the light

Today was an oddly hot day– it was 92F this afternoon. I waited as long as I could for it to cool down, and by 7pm it wasn’t really a whole lot cooler but the sun was about to set … Continue reading

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Surprise event

It’s been a lazy weekend so far, but today I decided to get off the couch and go out for a run since the rain finally stopped. (This game has been eating my life!) I started up the Nike+ tracker … Continue reading

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2016 Thanksgiving 5k Race Report

Yay, it’s finally done! My parents are here visiting, so we all got up early and drove out to where the 5k was and they cheered me on while I ran. Best race crew :) So I wasn’t quite as … Continue reading

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A good long run

My plan today called for a long run that was actually a bit of a longer run this time: 3.5 miles at a slow 13’35” pace. I set out without being sure if I was going to be able to … Continue reading

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Butt-kicking intervals

Today’s workout was 5x400m with 2:00 rest in between the intervals. It’s not how I’ve run intervals in the past– usually I do either 1:1 or 1:2 depending on the length of the run I want; today was more like … Continue reading

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