Monthly Archives: August 2009

Running Recap: Week of 8/24/2009 – 8/30/2009

Like last week, this week started out well, but soon turned sour.  It was another stressful week at work and there were physical manifestations: tightness in my chest, lightheartedness during runs, lack of sleep, etc.  I ended up taking Thursday … Continue reading

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Striking Back at Threshold Pace

I moved my Threshold pace workout to Monday this week in hopes of conducting it on fresh legs.  I also did it on the treadmill to get myself out of the heat.  The plan was for 2.25 miles at T … Continue reading

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Running Recap: Week of 8/17/2009 – 8/23/2009

This week started out in a fantastic way.  A nice interval workout and two speedy easy runs on rare cool evenings had me feeling so good that I was adding miles to my workouts.  That all came crashing down during … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Speed workouts

Tuesday’s speed workout was just the type I hate: Fairly fast intervals with little recovery.  I converted the Jack Daniels times at 6:00 min/mile pace to distances, which makes the intervals easier for me.  I like to have a target … Continue reading

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Running Recap: Week of 8/10/2009 – 8/16/2009

This was another stressful week work-wise, but on the running front, I stuck to the plan and got all my runs in.  It felt great to be finished with my weekly mileage early Saturday morning and I relished a Saturday … Continue reading

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I’ll take it

I set out today to do some 1200 m intervals.  After last week’s extreme FAIL where I didn’t even manage to get through the first interval, I was determined to get something positive out of this week’s session.  Technically, the … Continue reading

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Running Recap: Week of 8/02/2009 – 8/09/2009

I’m glad to put this week behind me.  Some of you may have noticed that I haven’t posted for over a week.  That’s because my laptop got some sort of weird virus.  I ended up wiping the hard drive and … Continue reading

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