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August 12

Posted by bvcc Aug 12, 2008

Distance: 5.1 miles

Time: 55:43

 

Pace: 10:55 per mile

Stretch: No

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 5.1 miles

Cumulative mileage: 308.9 miles

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: 9 miles pace

 

Comments: Not a bad start to the week.  Kind of slow, but otherwise a good run.

 

 

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August 11

Posted by bvcc Aug 11, 2008

Cross training: Biked about 12 miles

 

Tomorrow: 4 miles easy.

 

 

 

Comments: Also did 20 minutes of yoga first thing in the morning.

 

 

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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 9

Posted by bvcc Aug 9, 2008

Distance: 9.0 miles

Time: 1:26:36

 

Pace: 9:37 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

Weekly mileage: 27.3 miles

Cumulative mileage: 290.3 miles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: 12 miles

 

Comments: A 4.5 mile out-and-back, which turned out to be mostly uphill on the back.  Good, tough workout.

 

 

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August 8

Posted by bvcc Aug 8, 2008

Distance: 4.7 miles

Time: 47:45

 

 

Pace: 10:09 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

Weekly mileage: 18.3 miles

Cumulative mileage: 281.3 miles

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: 9 miles pace

 

Comments: Humidity has decreased somewhat.  It was an easy run.  Didn't feel like that fast a pace.

 

 

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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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August 6

Posted by bvcc Aug 6, 2008

Distance: 9.0 miles

Time: 1:25:27

 

Pace: 9:29 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

Weekly mileage: 13.6 miles

Cumulative mileage: 276.6 miles

 

 

 

Tomorrow: Off

 

Comments: First 4.5 mile loop in 42 minutes, which is booking.  I'm wondering if my route isn't quite as long as the computer says it is.

 

 

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August 5

Posted by bvcc Aug 5, 2008

Distance: 4.6 miles

Time: 47:21

 

Pace: 10:17 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 4.6 miles

Cumulative mileage: 267.6 miles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: 9 miles pace

 

Comments: Yuck.  Pretty humid.  I had a nice run, though.

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August 4

Posted by bvcc Aug 5, 2008

Off

 

Tomorrow: 4 miles easy

 

Comments: I was scheduled to bike, but there were thunderstorms in the morning, and oppressive heat in the afternoon.  So I didn't.  I did do yoga twice, once in the morning, and once in the afternoon.

 

 

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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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August 2

Posted by bvcc Aug 2, 2008

5 K walk

 

Tomorrow: 17 miles

 

 

 

Comments: I had originally planned to run this, but I had a friend who wanted to walk it, and I decided to walk it with her.  It was good exercise, but not aerobic.

 

 

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August 1

Posted by bvcc Aug 1, 2008

Distance: 4.3 miles

Time: 42:20

 

Pace: 9:50 per mile

Stretch: No

 

Weekly mileage: 16.6 miles

Cumulative mileage: 245.2 miles

 

 

Tomorrow: 5K Walk

 

 

 

 

Comments:Had to rush my pace run so that I could leave the house early.  Good pace, but not as long as I have been running.

 

 

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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 30

Posted by bvcc Jul 30, 2008

Distance: 8.3 miles

Time: 1:24:19

 

Pace: 10:09 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

Weekly mileage: 8.3 miles

Cumulative mileage: 236.9 miles

 

Tomorrow: 4 miles easy

 

Comments:  A run and a sauna at the same time!  A real time saver!  Held the pace for 6+ miles before I broke.

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July 29

Posted by bvcc Jul 29, 2008

Off

 

Tomorrow: 8 miles pace?

 

Comments: I'll run the 8 miles tomorrow, but I don't promise to do it at pace.  It's hot and humid here, and will be for a couple of days, at least.

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

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