Our winter runs

5 mi.  Last year we had such a mile season for cool weather. I didn't have to dress "warm" except for when I thought my wimpy fingers would need gloves. Surely this was "global warming" hitting the homefront. Today I started in 36 degree temps with an 11 mph wind coming from the NE. At … Continue reading Our winter runs


More on the intervals

5mi. Today I used a different approach. If my challenge is breathing, I worked harder on the intervals and didn't jog all of the 100m recoveries. I wanted to spend the energy on the track while the time was elapsing. It worked out ok, no tremendous breakthroughs. I ran behind James and Steve. Seth was … Continue reading More on the intervals

Long run with the Chicago folks

16 mi. Tom and Janet's second 16-mile run tops out their Hansons-Brooks method schedule for the Chicago marathon prep. We did the last one together, followed by a breakfast at Maureen's house. This time, we will have Mary Monks running some of the miles with us. And breakfast is at Toojay's. We started a little … Continue reading Long run with the Chicago folks