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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, […]

Cycle the Valley

Just and easy 5.5 cycle to school in the cold of the morning – 37 degrees…. and about 18.5 circling my way home in the afternoon. Averaged 14.8 mph, even […]

Speed Work with the HDR

Tonight I ran 8 x 800 at cruise interval pace. Cruise interval pace is around 3:30 each…. I still felt strong for the last 2 so I kicked it up […]

20:29

Today I ran the Toys for Tots 5K in Lancaster.  It was a perfect morning for running fast – There was no wind and it was cold – upper 40s. […]
20:29

HDR Speedworkout

Clay was on vacation so he asked me to be in charge of the Tuesday night workout. I got there early, but the track was deserted and DARK. The lights […]

HDR Speedworkout

Clay was on vacation so he asked me to be in charge of the Tuesday night workout. I got there early, but the track was deserted and DARK. The lights […]