5 mi. Today was a good, cool morning. Only a few at the track run, I followed speedy Seth for the intervals. It's the last Daylight Standard time with a hint of light at the end of the intervals, next week is back to all running in the dark... 1 mile warmup jog 100m w/100m recovery … Continue reading Stay focused in the dark
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?
5 miles - Today I wore John's track spike shoes to the workout. We watched the IAAF London World Championships, taking place in the rain. I wondered what that would be like, John reminded me he had his spikes in the closet - so why not try that route. This was my first time running with … Continue reading Track with spikes
5mi. Franci subbed in for Paul today and had a workout with a twist - have a look at how that went... 1 mi warmup jog 100m w/100m recovery 200m w/100m recovery 300m w/100m recovery 400m w/100m recovery 500m w/100m recovery 600m w/200m recovery (2:12) 600m w/200m recovery (2:11) 600m w/200m recovery (2:07) 500m w/200m recovery 400m w/200m … Continue reading Franci’s twist
5mi. When I show up at track workout and haven't been for three weeks, it feels like I have a big weight around my belt. Everyone is running fast and I'm breathing considerably hard to get this done and stay where I belong. Attila, fresh off his 19:01 5k in NYC and Aldo are who … Continue reading Miss Ya Thrice
6.5mi - A cool morning with a sunrise that makes people feel they are late for work. And a timed mile interval, which I hadn't done in months. I thought I was slowing, I haven't run with any person or grop consistently at the track so that lack of "competition" leads me to think I … Continue reading Who knew?
4 mi. I met Erica early and we did the warmup a tad faster than most. We ran and talked with Tom Matese, his son did a 17:12 in the state championship last week! Erica's workout was to do twelve 400m repeats at 1:35 pace. We did the first one in 1:38, and every other … Continue reading I’ll take a dozen 400s to go.