30 runners

5 mi. We had 30 runners up early on a Thursday morning for the track session. Paul said he was having a stress test and therefore he wasn't running. All those people spent the first 15 minutes on Alton's well-lit road warming up. I met two new runners, CrossFit people who heard about the workout … Continue reading 30 runners

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You’ll be proud of this one

5mi. I'm cautiously adding weekly miles on the back end of having my right hip sore for the last two weeks. The left side glute, a nagging soreness in June and July, was really the only thing I felt. I ran at mostly a 70% pace, going faster only on the final 800m interval. Paul … Continue reading You’ll be proud of this one

New England Green River Marathon

26.2 miles. A fly-away race. A chance to qualify to register for next year's Boston Marathon, on a new course, in a first-year event. The race began in Marlboro, Vermont at a small college, and finished in Massachusetts at another small community college. The day before, Maureen and I drove to the beginning point of … Continue reading New England Green River Marathon

80% effort on the track

6.5 mi. I arrived early today since this week I should have 65-70 miles done. I did 2.5 warmup with Seth and Aldo, then the track intervals. Only 6 of us this morning, probably a good late summer week for people to take vacations... 2.5 mi warmup on Grandiflora Rd 100m w/100m recovery 100m w/100m recovery … Continue reading 80% effort on the track