Monthly Archives: March 2008

More work to be done

I’m halfway through the 5K plan now and today’s run was a practice 5K. It stormed last night and thought the rain dried up overnight, the wind was still blowing at 35 MPH with gusts up to 40 when I … Continue reading

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Finally, a good tempo run

Last week, I was “reading ahead” into Hal Higdon’s 10K and half marathon plans since I plan to run Disney’s Race for the Taste 10K in October and the WDW half marathon in January. Compared to the 5K plan, Hal … Continue reading

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Crosstraining

I hit the bike today for 20 minutes of cross training and completed 7 miles basically on autopilot. I was short for time and I’ve got a practice 5K this weekend, so I skipped my leg strength training, but I … Continue reading

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Maxing out the treadmill

After last week’s 400 m speed work, I headed to the gym with a little but more confidence today. I ran my 200 m intervals at 5:00 minute mile pace, which is as fast as the treadmill will go. The … Continue reading

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A tough three and a good strength workout

We closed out our guest’s visit with my special Tequila Lime tilapia and the customary margaritas to go with it. As such, the three miles wasn’t as easy as usual. My legs were pretty tired, but I slugged through it. … Continue reading

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7 in 70

Yesterday after my run, I spend some time wandering around downtown, then some time at the beach, then we went out to dinner. With all the wandering around, I didn’t drink as much water as usual. Plus, the time at … Continue reading

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A nice comeback

I was up pretty late last night, so I figured I wasn’t going to improve too much on my tempo run from yesterday. I set out with the goal of completing 5 miles somewhere between 40 and 45 minutes. I … Continue reading

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