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
8 miles. Last week I skipped the sprints, so it happened today. I ran the first 5 with John Reback, he is healing from the Achilles issue. Good enough to run in front of me or zip me from behind on each one. There wasn't much of a wind, unlike the last few weeks. Maureen, Mary … Continue reading Chasing at sprints
Of course my birthday this year fell on a Monday. And I went to a restaurant and ate a nice meal and sat there for 35 minutes waiting for the check. This is not going to help the Tuesday bridge workout. And... it's a day for hill sprints! There were a bunch of people on the … Continue reading Eat Big, Run Slow
5mi It was 66 degrees out and after last week's short rest in between intervals, I did pushups and burpees to hopefully wake up my lungs for the track workout. Paul brought his new sign and re-marked the course at every 100m for us. I ran with Janet who was ticking along very well for … Continue reading Straight line treatment
4.5 mi. This was a simple workout, 12 repeats of 400m each. We broke the into sets of three, inside the sets we had 100m recovery. In between the sets of three were 200m recoveries. I would say I ran at about 75%-80% speed, many times shadowing Erica and Tom Matese. I kept thinking, "Just … Continue reading Roll it over and over.