3.1 mi. I felt good about this race, not PR type of good but I knew cooler weather and no big winds from the Northeast would make today favorable for good times. I brought Austin and Anita in my car from the bank parking lot on Northlake. We parked and arrived early, most runners weren't … Continue reading Race For the Cure 2012
5mi. This week the workouts were a staggered mix of long and short. I did well to push near the front group on most of the long ones. Without Erica, I stayed near Tom Matese and tried to catch a very fast Chris Drew. 1 mi warmup jog 300m w/100m recovery 800m w/100m recovery 100m … Continue reading Nice to be among the speedy again
4mi. So just leave the front door and time a 2 mile out and back sprint? This was fun the last two weeks in lieu of the bridge run, and I believe this familiarization with the breathing and lungs necessary to do well in a 5k like event. I did 26:01 this week, negative split … Continue reading A new piece of speed
4 miles. Having skipped the bridge run this morning, I opted to run 4 quick miles in the neighborhood before making dinner for John and I. I tried to be at or under 7 min mile pace. I figured it would be good as a tune up before the A1A marathon, not hills as much … Continue reading Just 4 fun
4 mi. I ran quickly from the house to the back of the neighborhood while John did his homework - this will be a good way to gauge my ability to blast out 3-4 miles at the end of a sprint triathlon. I'll keep it alive.