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Rich in NH Legend 850 posts since
Dec 10, 2007
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Dec 8, 2012 12:22 PM

Runs & workouts, Saturday, December 8, 2012

2 miles on the railtrail.  I walked a 1/2 mile, jogged a mile, then walked another 1/2.  I didn't wear racing flats or running shoes, decided instead to wear boots.  I thought they might offer more support for my injured foot and they did.  Now we'll see what tomorrow brings.


D.H., after doing the P.F. stretches on youtube yesterday, I slept without the Strassburg style sock last night.  Hit the floor this morning pain free. 


Finished the day with push-ups and sit-ups.

Enjoy life, this ain't a rehearsal...

  • Dark-Horse Legend 285 posts since
    Dec 16, 2007
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    1. Dec 8, 2012 2:46 PM (in response to Rich in NH)
    Re: Runs & workouts, Saturday, December 8, 2012

    Rich, glad you were pain-free this morning. Also glad you did your stretches.


    Got back late last night from military training in Florida.


    6 miles on the treadmill this afternoon, 1% incline, in 54:55 (9:09 mile pace).


    More important, yesterday was Dark Colt's first track meet in two years. Two years ago as a high school freshman he made varsity on the indoor track team and hadn't raced since, due to knee pain. He isn't in shape, so yesterday's race took a lot out of him. Yesterday he ran on the junior varsity team, 1,000 meters indoors, in 3:20 (second place out of 15 runners).


    Second place in a JV race as a junior, after making varsity as a freshman, is no big deal, but he is happy to be back running, and I am happy for him. His goal is to break 5:00 for the mile during this indoor track season. Problem is, he has no base. We'll see.


    Dark Horse

    I'm a dark horse, running on a dark race course.

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