5 miles - This was my first "do 20 minutes at tempo pace" run of this marathon training cycle. I ran from my hotel, the Smithfield Station, up the rural road and around some restaurants then retracing my route back. I returned in my car after breakfast to take a few photos of the things … Continue reading 1st Tempo run of training cycle
5.15mi. How hot is Juno Beach after 6pm? Still TOO HOT! I ran with Adam Bloom to just past the Jupiter Reef Club (20min out and back). I know our pace going was 7:20-ish. Coming back we went faster, Adam makes that a habit on his Thu Fun Runner events. The final stats said 7:15 … Continue reading Fun Runners Thirsty Thursday
5.75mi. If I didn't opt to sleep through the Blue Heron Bridge workout, I would not have chosen to run a tempo session through PGA National at 5pm in 88 degree direct-sun heat. This is how I repay myself for laziness. I didn't warm up, I went to the beginning of the park and started … Continue reading Penance
8.5 mi. I left the house at 4pm, in the dead heat of the day with clouds threatening from all sides. I ddn't have a fair amount of time to do a long slow run, so I opted to run around the neighborhood up Northlake Blvd to Military Trail, north to PGA and home through … Continue reading The speed doesn’t beat the heat.
4mi. I didn't elect to run in the rain and wind at the bridge today, so this 4 mile tempo style run was the substitute. I went around Abacoa and took approx 40 minutes, so the estimate of 4 miles is safe. I know my pace was below 8 min miles for the whole thing. … Continue reading Instead.