And gravel and hills

8.2 mi. Today was supposed to be a rest day. Business travel has me in Southern Virginia and here is an opportunity to run in the daylight, on a trail with rolling hills. A way better option than rural roads in the dark with no sidewalks... Tomorrow will now be my "off" day! How is … Continue reading And gravel and hills

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That day has come

5mi. It had to happen. We did our timed mile today, no one guessed it was in the middle of the run. I felt ok, definitely warmed up enough, but only produced a 5:56. I followed Aldo for the last 400m, then he slowed. I felt "heavy" in that I had a big meal last … Continue reading That day has come

On track for something good

5mi. The intervals for today were all middle distance, except for a 200m near the beginning. The new guy Roger went fast for that one, step for step with John R., but he wasn't anywhere near the front on the others. 1 mi warmup jog 600m w/200m recovery 200m w/200m recovery 500m w/200m recovery 500m w/200m recovery 600m w/200m … Continue reading On track for something good

Made for me

8mi. It's every two weeks that I choose to do uphill sprints for the final three miles of my bridge run. Well, the downhills count, also, so it's 1 mile of warmup, 3 miles of regular hill running, and 6 sprints up with recovery jog coming back down. This was the day to do it! … Continue reading Made for me