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

Midsummer mile

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

“Will he, won’t he?”

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?”