30 mi ride/5 mi run Knowing it gets light earlier, I was awake and left the house around 6:30am. I didn't need lights on the bike, the roads were clear of cars. I rode against an easterly wind up Northlake Blvd and then north on Military Trail, also kind of against the wind. I felt … Continue reading A brick done early
7mi. Today I arrived a bit early - no trains or traffic lights bottled me up on the way in. Teresa ran my first warmup lap with me, then Scott, Joe P. and Jen Keyes arrived so we went right to the hill. Teresa, Joe and I ran the first five miles together, Jen and Scott … Continue reading Newness brings enthusiasm
30 mi. It's Mother's Day and I'm busy. John has graduation tomorrow, relatives are in town and regular life and work duties carry on. I woke up this morning with no idea or plan to workout. I ran yesterday and that was good. Last night Jessica told me something that spurred a thought. She said, … Continue reading Feed it!
4mi. I told Erica, who is enjoying a brief low week of training, that this may be the last time I miss the after-workout cooldown. John graduates from high school next week and I'll have the extra time to stay and jog around the track. Paul joked about how many girls showed up at the … Continue reading Get back 2 it.
10 mi. The group start at the store was thinly attended. The annual Turtle Trot race at Carlin Park was rerouted to start and end at Ocean Cay Park because of the construction on the course. Erica ran with a few other guys at a 7:20 pace - I didn't care or need to keep … Continue reading Solo = Time to learn something
5mi. I was able to do the cool down today - John's school schedule is fading as he prepares to graduate. Paul said we would do mostly 800m intervals, and that's how it went. Some of us guessed the direction changes, but only once we were deep in the routine did we figure out the … Continue reading Some strides back to normal