8 miles. Some meaning intervals, whole workouts, etc. Yes it was still and as Paul said, "toasty" at the bridge today. Two parking lot laps led to me to visit the men's room, empty of toilet paper, then the ladies room. Maureen and Mary had used it and reported there was paper in both stalls. … Continue reading Some are slower
5 miles. School's out today for the holiday, and 22 people came to run this morning. Many of the intervals had a 100m short recovery. Paul said near the end he was considering a 1500m "metric mile" but we ended with the 1000, 300, and 200 meter intervals. 1 mile warm up jog 100m w/100m recovery … Continue reading Track for Jewish New Year
16 mi. Tom and Janet's second 16-mile run tops out their Hansons-Brooks method schedule for the Chicago marathon prep. We did the last one together, followed by a breakfast at Maureen's house. This time, we will have Mary Monks running some of the miles with us. And breakfast is at Toojay's. We started a little … Continue reading Long run with the Chicago folks
5mi. The first track workout after the storm. We had a Sheriff's Office imposed a curfew, so the time was moved to 6 am. Seth, Steve and Mary Monks, and Franci arrived earlier and already started running. With Paul away in Boulder, Franci's workout was to do a dozen 400m repeats with each one having … Continue reading The toilet brush.
6 mi. Hurricane Irma came and went - and today was a morning to sprint on the hill. Maureen arrived first and told me the park was closed. We left our cars on the east side of the bridge in the parking lot of a closed bank. We didn't do a real warmup, just a … Continue reading Can’t park here