5.5 miles. It's an unnatural request to ask your body to wake up and run a fast, timed mile first thing. To be fair, we do a warmup, today for me was 1.5 miles. And other intervals came first. I tried to make sure my mid-interval pace was below 5:50 for the shorter ones. I … Continue reading Unnatural
5mi. Dead calm, a few clouds overhead and lower than the past few weeks attendance. The parking lot is filling with things they are using to apnew ply astroturf to the football field. About 10 people came today, and we were given a timed mile in the middle of the workout. 1 mile warmup jog … Continue reading Midsummer mile
5 mi. A mile for time in staggered speed lanes, a cool morning that got deceptively warmer the more we ran, this was a good workout. I saw Haley from lululemon run for the first time, a sub 5 in miler, she is tall and capable of 16 something 5ks having ran for Florida university. … Continue reading Track People are back!
4 mi. I couldn't stay for the cooldown, John's back in class. I knew I wanted to run "in the middle" and Paul gave us a mile for time in a surprise move to most. My mile was 6:01, ran on Erica's shoulder all the way around. I felt very good laps 3 & 4 … Continue reading Middle speed
5 mi. A very good track session that included a mile and some interesting 800m sprints. We were told to choose a lane based on mile speed, 8 min milers in the inside lane, then 7s in the 2nd lane, 6s in the third lane. I went in the 5+ min milers lane with only … Continue reading Pushing mile and 800s
5 mi. Immediately following the Loggerhead tri race, some guessed that today could be a mile for time episode. It was still and humid, and probably 20+ attendees this morning. We started slow, mixed in several 500m intervals with differing concentrations of speed, then Paul gave us the timed mile to complete. Maybe it was … Continue reading “Will he, won’t he?”