5mi. Getting a schedule together and placing a real marathon on the schedule means this is week #1 of training. With 8 weeks of base training, I can now follow a plan for the next 15 weeks. This is the first track run, with my short intervals to be at 5:36 pace and long (>800m) at … Continue reading Feeling some of the miles
5 miles. Our new thing. We wait for the guard to open the gate. I arrive at 5:45 am and do warmup laps in the street, so the running can begin once I jog from my parking spot to the track. Today was 69 degrees and no wind. I felt good, ready to go but … Continue reading Cloudy time
4mi. Maybe January is lean on runners because of the shock associated with a long vacation followed by the rush of back to school and work? Not many tracksters today. I ran with Erica who is following the plan of a new coach. Aiming for a good 5k race at the end of the month, … Continue reading So sixes it is.
4mi. When I pulled into the parking lot and saw our group gathering near the cars, I knew there was something new brewing. Apparently the work to paint the stripes on the track was happening today, and the Benjamin School hired a gal to sit in a car to make sure none of the Thursday … Continue reading Breezy and stripes