Tag Archives: 5k

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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Super Caj 5k Race Report

Another year, another spring 5k. I can’t figure out why my gym does them in the spring; since the weather is squirrely, they get postponed a billion times. This one was no exception– it was supposed to happen 3 weeks … Continue reading

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Turkey Day 5k: race report

I’m headed out the door for Thanksgiving dinner, but I wanted to write and say that the race this morning went really well! At 7am my partner and I got in the car and headed up (yes, he sacrificed his … Continue reading

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Is my GPS broken? (or, what the heck got into me today)

I wasn’t feeling great this morning– something I ate caused my abdomen to blow up like a balloon overnight (I wish I knew what caused this!) I thought about skipping my Monday 3-miler, but in the end I decided that … Continue reading

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Just a test

It’s been a while since I stacked my runs. My calves were not so happy this morning, but this is the start of my very condensed training and out I went! When I stepped out the door, I saw the … Continue reading

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2015 5k race report

Well, I finally ran the darn thing. Yay! My time was not great; I finished in 38:37, a full 2 minutes slower than last year. Pacing was an issue; I ran the first mile fast and thought I could keep … Continue reading

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