Sunday, October 07, 2007

Training 10/1 - 10/7

Mon- Boatman Hill/Oakland with dogs, 4 mi, 32:50, 8:13/mi
Fast puppies!

Tues- President's Hill, 7.6 mi, 52:14, 6:52/mi
Ran a tempo run after warm-up.

Evening: Weights, upper bulk #1 (chest, shoulders, triceps), PT & Wobble, 48 min

Wed- Rest

Thurs- Rock Quarry - 1st half 31:00 (7:57/mi), 2nd half 27:55 (7:09/mi), overall 7.8 mi, 58:55, 7:33/mi

Evening: Weights, upper bulk #2 (Back/Biceps/Abs), PT, & Wobble, 45 min

Fri- Rest

Sat- Boatman Hill/Oakland with dogs, 4 mi, 38:26, 9:36/mi
Took a 45 minute break after run before running the Prathersville Loop.

Prathersville Loop, 12.4 mi, 1:44:34, 8:26/mi
This was a really hot run with a temp around 85F. Tried to run at a comfortable pace and felt strong although pace would have been better if it was cooler. Even with the water I drank every 3 miles I lost 5 lbs.

Sun- Rest – Volunteered for the Columbia Half Marathon Challenge and didn’t get done until after noon. Went home and napped, woke up at 4:30, 87 F outside and finished mowing the yard. I think I needed the rest today worse than a run.

Some fast runs this taper week. Three runs planned this coming week before Baltimore on Saturday. Currently only a 30% chance of rain on Sat. with a low of 53F Friday night and a high of 68F on Saturday. Sounds perfect and more like October.

Running: 35.8 mi

Weights: 93 min

YTD Running: 2051.7 mi

October 13th-Baltimore Marathon
October 21-Rock Bridge Revenge
October 27-The Amazing 5K Race 22nd Annual Bulldog 5K Run (Kirksville)
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