8 miles - After announcing at the Love Run in JD State Park, I wanted to do some sort of run for myself. A1A Marathon is next week, let's simulate what that will be like. It's expected to be 71 at the start next week and a high of 81. This is typical for our … Continue reading Stress test
5 miles. Our new thing. We wait for the guard to open the gate. I arrive at 5:45 am and do warmup laps in the street, so the running can begin once I jog from my parking spot to the track. Today was 69 degrees and no wind. I felt good, ready to go but … Continue reading Cloudy time
6 miles We get to the high school earlier than 6 am now, the new "plan" is to arrive at 5:45 am, park near the entrance gate, and do the warmup jog on Alton. That worked today, I ran with Gary and Seth for a little over a mile. When the guard arrived (a tad … Continue reading Is it 6 am yet?
7.5 miles Is this what I was supposed to see this morning? I did catch views of the moon before it went into the clouds and then behind the large colorful building next to the bridge. I arrived a few minutes later, no love from the traffic lights on Blue Heron Boulevard I guess. I … Continue reading Blue moon recovery run
26.2 Of all the things I could have been concerned with, a stomach issue late in the day wasn't on the list. I remember an old guy running next to me near the half/full split, asking if I was going to continue on to finish the full marathon. After answering "Yes" he harped all over sharing … Continue reading Miami Marathon 2018
5 miles. Today was our second cold zinger of a morning for track. Everyone came dressed for it, everyone meaning myself and all of the girl runners. Guys all had shorts and varying upper body garments. Paul was in the smallest shorts he owns. Me, I came ready for 37 degrees and a 12-15 mph … Continue reading More of the Alton stripes
8mi. It's not often I'm first at Blue Heon Bridge, but however, the traffic lights aligned - I was alone at 4:46 am in the parking lot. I ran a warmup lap by myself. My car said 69 degrees, leaving my house the weather app said 64 degrees. This is common, it's warmer by the … Continue reading Breeze minus 10