Monthly Archives: May 2010

10K Training – Week Five

If I were to grade this week of training, I’d give it a B. I did not complete all of my intended runs, but I am happy with what I did do. Before this week, I had been doing fairly … Continue reading

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Summer preview?

If today was a preview of summer weather, I quit now! I thought it was supposed to be in the 70s, for a high, today, with low humidity, so I slept in then took my time heading out for today’s … Continue reading

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I heart my Garmin

I’ve mentioned in previous posts that I love my Garmin Forerunner 205. I consider it a necessity and I use it on any run. Yet despite the fact that I’ve had it for 2 1/2 years, I haven’t really explored … Continue reading

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And then the bird shat on my face

Oh yeah, that’s right, a bird crapped on my face this morning, about halfway through my run. Thankfully I was wearing sunglasses, so that shielded my eye, but it got on my cheek and upper lip, just narrowly missing my … Continue reading

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10K Training – Week Two

Tomorrow wraps up week two of my 10K training. I’m following a plan from the April issue of Runner’s World, and it calls for three key workouts per week: a tempo run, a quality workout (hill repeats, intervals), and a … Continue reading

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5 hellish miles

OK, maybe only 3 miles were actually hellish, but overall, not a great run. Today was the first “long” run of my 10K training plan. Not all that long compared to marathon or half marathon training, but the longest run … Continue reading

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