5mi. Today was the first morning of the new "summer hours" at Benjamin Track. Security will open the school gates at 6:30 am. I imagine this will inconvenience a few that have a work schedule beginning in the early mornings. Some runners cane at the regular time and did a workout on Grandiflora Ave. They … Continue reading A delayed start
5 Miles - Doing a track or speed work out the morning after a Christmas party outing definitely tests your discipline. Very easily I could've stayed in bed this morning! The Benjamin School's front gate was locked when we arrived - second week in a row. Paul was prepared with lights and a workout for … Continue reading Enjoying the straights
5mi. With the Benjamin track shuttered from tornado damage, we use the well-lit Alton neighborhood for our interval workouts. It's flat of course, has 1 turn and has new street lights the whole way! I came in a cotton undershirt and a long-sleeved race shirt. I wore that for the warm up mile, then went … Continue reading A surprisingly good effort!
5mi. We cannot use the Benjamin HS track yet, the red top surface is down but we have another two weeks before we can run there again. We did some circles of the grounds, the gates were open for construction workers so warmup, cool down and a few of our laps went outside on the … Continue reading Can’t miss too many…
5mi - Again the track is under construction at Benjamin HS, so we run 300m intervals in the parking lot. Anita comes for her first dash since November, Perry is doing Treasure Coast marathon this weekend as training for the JD State Park 50k in April. I stayed as close ass I wanted to Aldo, … Continue reading Street wise in February
5mi. John woke up early to run the track with me. It was still and calm when we arrived. We noticed no breeze or cool areas near the wooded side of the tracks. Steve Monks led the workout today, it was so humid, no breezes anywhere on the track. Here;s what he organized for us... … Continue reading Dawn and the thick air
5 mi With a new surface, Benjamin HS track still doesn't have all the air bubbles out of the track nor does it have lane lines painted yet. It is a great place to run, and those little details don't stop some of the north county's best runners from their Thursday workouts with Coach Paul. … Continue reading Laneless track