The 3 minute bridge workouts

It takes longer than 3 minutes to run a lap on the Blue Heron Bridge. According to the training plan I am using, I warmup for 1.5 miles then complete ten 3 minute surges over the hill. At the pace I use, 3 minutes gets me 80-85% over the hill. I jog to the bottom, … Continue reading The 3 minute bridge workouts

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Long Run Palm Beach Island

15mi. I started at 6 am at Patti's store. A few others came, including one of the participant's from yesterday's "Pedal For Beers" event. The recommended route for Sunday morning goes over the middle bridge and wanders North on Palm Beach Island. You run to the very end and then take the Lake Trail back … Continue reading Long Run Palm Beach Island

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

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