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18 Posts tagged with the thursday tag

October 9

Posted by bvcc Oct 9, 2008

Distance: 4.5 miles

Time: 50:42

 

Pace: 11:16 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 16.2 miles

Cumulative mileage: 642.1 miles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Off

 

Comments: I felt pretty tired.

 

 

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October 2

Posted by bvcc Oct 2, 2008

Distance: 8.1 miles

Time: 1:22:37

 

 

Pace: 10:11 per mile

Stretch: No (but I'm doing yoga tonight)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 18.1 miles

Cumulative mileage: 612.9 miles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: 5 miles easy

 

Comments: Didn't quite hit my 10 minute pace.  I don't think it was because I was physically not up to it, but because I couldn't concentrate on maintaining the pace.

 

 

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September 25

Posted by bvcc Sep 25, 2008

Distance: 8.2 miles

Time: 1:33:38

 

 

Pace: 11:25 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 19.4 miles

Cumulative mileage: 573.1 miles

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Off

 

Comments: I went a little longer than I had planned.  I hit a closed road, and, rather than turn around, I ran past it, and ended up going a mile or more out of my way.

 

 

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September 18

Posted by bvcc Sep 18, 2008

Distance: 5.7 miles

Time: 1:06:01

 

 

Pace: 11:34 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 17.0 miles

Cumulative mileage: 531.6 miles

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Off

 

Comments: Ponderously slow, but otherwise, a good run.

 

 

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September 11

Posted by bvcc Sep 11, 2008

Distance: 5.1 miles

Time: 56:04

 

Pace: 10:59 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 18.4 miles

Cumulative mileage: 501.8 miles

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Off

 

Comments: Passed 500 miles of training!

 

 

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September 4

Posted by bvcc Sep 4, 2008

Distance: 5.1 miles

Time: 57:05

 

 

Pace: 11:11 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 26.2 miles (Hey!  I ran a marathon this week!)

Cumulative mileage: 454.9 miles

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Off

 

Comments: I was very tired, and there was steady rain.  Not really a day I wanted to run.  But I did.

 

 

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August 28

Posted by bvcc Aug 28, 2008

Distance: 7.7 miles

Time: 1:16:02

 

Pace: 9:52 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 12.8 miles

Cumulative mileage: 417.5 miles

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: 5 miles easy

 

Comments: Steady rain didn't slow me down much.  A good solid pace run.

 

 

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August 21

Posted by bvcc Aug 21, 2008

Distance: 5.0 miles

Time: 56:19

 

Pace: 11:15 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

 

Weekly mileage: 20.3 miles

Cumulative mileage: 373.4 miles

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Off

 

Comments: I have to remember to stretch after my runs.  I have felt so much better this week, when I have stretched, than I did last week, when I didn't.  I don't know why it is taking me so long to learn that lesson.

 

 

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August 14

Posted by bvcc Aug 14, 2008

Distance: 5.1 miles

Time: 55:19

 

Pace: 10:50 per mile

Stretch: Yes (Finally)

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 19.1 miles

Cumulative mileage: 323.2 miles

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Off

 

Comments: Just about a carbon copy of Tuesday's run.

 

 

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August 7

Posted by bvcc Aug 8, 2008

Off

 

 

Tomorrow: 4 miles easy

 

Comments: Rearranging the schedule somewhat, since I had to leave the house early.  Friday's day off is coming today, and today's scheduled 4 mile run will be Friday.  I did get in a ton of walking at the Iowa State Fair.

 

 

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July 31

Posted by bvcc Jul 31, 2008

Distance: 4.0 miles

Time: 43:38

 

Pace: 10:54 per mile

Stretch: No

 

Weekly mileage: 12.3 miles

Cumulative mileage: 240.9 miles

 

Tomorrow: 4 miles pace

 

Comments: Rearranging the schedule a little, because I'm going to walk the 5K on Saturday, rather than run it.

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July 24

Posted by bvcc Jul 24, 2008

Distance: 4.6  miles

Time: 47:14

 

Pace: 10:16 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

Weekly mileage: 16.6 miles

Cumulative mileage: 203.9 miles

 

Tomorrow: Off

 

Comments: I ran longer and a bit faster than I had scheduled.  Why?  Because I can.  Because I hadn't run over my scheduled mileage yet this week.  Because it was a beautiful morning.  Because tomorrow is a day off.

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July 17

Posted by bvcc Jul 17, 2008

Distance: 4.3 miles

Time: 45:46

 

Pace: 10:38 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

Weekly mileage: 15.1 miles

Cumulative mileage: 171.9 miles

 

Tomorrow: Off

 

Comments: Still wicked humid, but 4.3 didn't kill me.  I did the Daily Dozen yoga, but no core exercises.  I'm saving those for tomorrow.

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July 10

Posted by bvcc Jul 10, 2008

Distance: 3.8 miles

Time: 41:11

 

Pace: 10:50 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 25.0 miles

Cumulative mileage: 133.3 miles

 

Tomorrow: Off

 

 

 

Comments: Surprisingly hard.  After yesterday, I thought today I'd feel pretty sharp.  But no.

 

 

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July 3

Posted by bvcc Jul 3, 2008

Distance: 4.1 miles

Time: 44:48

 

Pace: 10:55 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

Weekly mileage: 14.4 miles

Cumulative mileage: 101.7 miles

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Off

 

Comments:  Definitely doing some plodding.  I went a little further than planned, simply because I wasn't measuring, so I ran over.

 

 

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

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