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15 Posts tagged with the long_run tag

September 27

Posted by bvcc Sep 27, 2008

Distance: 21.7 miles

Time: 4:07:44

 

Pace: 11:24 per mile

Stretch: No

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 41.1 miles

Cumulative mileage: 594.8 miles

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: 10 miles easy(?)

 

Comments: That was my last long run before the marathon.  From here on in, it's all downhill.

 

 

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September 20

Posted by bvcc Sep 20, 2008

Distance: 16.4 miles

Time: 3:01:31

 

Pace: 11:05 per mile

Stretch: A little

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 33.6 miles

Cumulative mileage: 548.2 miles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Not sure

 

Comments: A nice, peppy long run.  Made the last mile in 10 minutes.  May not run tomorrow, because I'm going to a show tonight.

 

 

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September 14

Posted by bvcc Sep 14, 2008

Distance: 12.8 miles

Time: 2:11:41

 

 

Pace: 10:17 per mile

Stretch: No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 31.2 miles

Cumulative mileage: 514.6 miles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Cross training

 

Comments: I might run tomorrow to make up for my miss yesterday.

 

 

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September 7

Posted by bvcc Sep 7, 2008

Distance: 20.3 miles

Time: 3:53:13

 

 

Pace: 11:29 per mile

Stretch: I bent over to untie my shoes.  That was plenty of stretch for the day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 54.6 miles

Cumulative mileage: 483.4 miles

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Cross training

 

Comments:  I wasn't sure whether I was going to make 20 miles.  I gave myself permission to end early, but I didn't have to.

 

 

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August 24

Posted by bvcc Aug 24, 2008

Distance: 21.1 miles

Time: 4:02:07

 

Pace: 11:28 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 51.7 miles

Cumulative mileage: 404.8 miles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Cross training

 

Comments:  Felt pretty good.  It was slower than last Saturday, but it didn't feel slower.  Of course, it was the day after a 10 mile run, instead of the day after a day off.

 

 

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August 16

Posted by bvcc Aug 16, 2008

Distance: 20.7 miles

Time: 3:52:56

 

 

Pace: 11:15 per mile

Stretch: No

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 39.8 miles

Cumulative mileage: 343.9 miles

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: 9 miles easy

 

Comments:  Yes, 20 miles.  I only had 19 scheduled, but I couldn't help myself.  It was a good, tough run.  I feel great right now!

 

 

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August 10

Posted by bvcc Aug 10, 2008

Distance: 13.5 miles

Time: 2:24:12

 

 

Pace: 10:40 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

Weekly mileage: 40.8 miles

Cumulative mileage: 303.8 miles

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Cross training

 

Comments: Definitely a challenging day.  I didn't sleep well, and I was already pretty sore.  It wasn't too hot, but the humidity was oppressive.  I feel good about having hung in there and finished my scheduled mileage.

 

 

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August 3

Posted by bvcc Aug 3, 2008

Distance: 17.8 miles

Time: 3:11:40

 

 

Pace: 10:45 per mile

Stretch: No

 

Weekly mileage: 34.4 miles

Cumulative mileage: 263.0 miles

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Cross-training

 

Comments: I've been slacking on my stretching lately.  On Thursday and Friday, I was in too much of a hurry, and today, I was too tired to bend over and tie my shoes, never mind stretch.  I might try to do some yoga this afternoon.

 

 

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July 27

Posted by bvcc Jul 27, 2008

Distance: 16.4 miles

Time: 2:59:38

 

Pace: 10:57 per mile

Stretch: Barely

 

Weekly mileage: 41.3 miles

Cumulative mileage: 228.6 miles

 

Tomorrow: Cross training

 

Comments:Not as bad as yesterday, but any 16 mile run is going to be tough, and produce a little sweat.  I feel good right now. Tired, but good.

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July 20

Posted by bvcc Jul 20, 2008

Distance: 10.4 m

Time: 1:53:41

 

Pace: 10:55 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

Weekly mileage: 30.5 miles

Cumulative mileage: 187.3 miles

 

Tomorrow: Cross

 

Comments: It was terribly humid, but I didn't even think about quitting.  Slow, squishy, but by golly, I finished.

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July 13

Posted by bvcc Jul 13, 2008

Distance: 15.9 miles

Time: 2:50:49

 

Pace: 10:44 per mile

Stretch: Yes (Gently)

 

Weekly mileage: 48.5 miles

Cumulative mileage: 156.8 miles

 

Tomorrow: Cross

 

Comments:Wind still there, but humidity down, thank heaven.  I ran longer than I had planned.  I had an unexpected detour at the end (although even without it, it was going to be over 15 miles.)

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July 7

Posted by bvcc Jul 7, 2008

Distance: 13.6 miles

Time: 2:27

 

Pace: 10:48 per mile

Stretch: No

 

Weekly mileage: 13.6 miles

Cumulative mileage: 121.9 miles

 

Tomorrow:  3 miles easy

 

 

 

 

 

Comments:  Nasty humidity.  Left me chafed in several places.  Not a fun run at all.  I may well take tomorrow off.

 

 

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June 29

Posted by bvcc Jun 29, 2008

Distance: 8.4 miles

Time: 1:29:40

 

Pace: 10:40 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

Weekly mileage: 27.9 miles

Cumulative mileage: 87.3 miles

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Cross training

 

Comments:  My first step-back week.  It was "only" 8.4 miles, but still felt difficult enough.

 

 

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June 22

Posted by bvcc Jun 22, 2008

Distance: 11.4 miles

Time: 1:57:37

 

Pace: 10:19 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

Weekly mileage: 39.0 miles

Cumulative mileage: 59.4 miles

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Cross

 

Comments:  Left hip somewhat stiff.  Took at least four or five miles to loosen it up.  Not a pleasant run, but I made it.  My second long run in 7 days.

 

 

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June 16

Posted by bvcc Jun 16, 2008

Distance: 10.2 miles

Time: 1:47:36

 

Pace: 10:32 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 10.2 miles

Cumulative mileage: 30.4 miles

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: 3 miles easy

 

Comments: My first long run of the training season (a little later than planned).  I felt terrific.  The weather was gorgeous.  If I didn't have things to do, I might be out there running still!

 

 

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This is my blog to record my training for the DesMoines Marathon on October 19, 2008.

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