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Month: December 2008

6 x 1000 HDR track workout

Clay, Zach, Neil, and I (and Woody for awhile) ran our weekly track workout. 6 x 1000 meters @ 4:16, 4:11, 4:09, 4:08, 4:09 and 4:03. Total 7.3 miles in […]

Just miles today… I woke up early and got out of my cold house (the heater is broken) and ran my circuitous route to church. 9.5 miles in 1:22. – […]

Jingle Bell Jog

Today I went ahead and raced the Jingle Bell Jog, even though I had such a good workout yesterday. I intended to run it somewhat easy, but once a “race” […]

Fast Finish Long Run #2

This morning I headed out into the cold and the wind to attempt my 2nd fast finish long run. My goal was to run 10 miles at 8:40-9:00 and then […]

Easy 8.5

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE! I love running in cold still weather.  Today – 3:30 p.m. – 41 degrees F – I headed out the door to run “easy” for around an […]
Easy 8.5

2 runs on a cruise ship

I am as Sea and internet costs by the minute… So very quickly. Yesterday – 5 miles on the deck, dodging the slow walkers…. Today 8 yassoo 800s at 3:30 […]

1st Ever Fast Finish Long Run

Clay and Karl and recent reading (see links below) have talked me into doing a few fast finish long runs within my marathon preparation.  First I worked the endurance up […]

A Run and a Pizza

Today I said goodbye to my student athletes for a couple of weeks. It is certainly the longest layoff from XC Club in years. We celebrated the last day of […]

20 laps

Yesterday’s scheduled long run had to move to today. I did not have the time to coach my team through their practice and then begin my own workout so I […]
20 laps

Spring Marathons

I just noticed that the Los Angeles Marathon has changed its date AGAIN!  Now they have scheduled it for May 25th. This sounds like a recipe for overheating to me, […]