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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 12

Posted by bvcc Jul 12, 2008

Distance: 7.6 miles

Time: 1:14:42

 

Pace: 9:49 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

Weekly mileage: 32.6 miles

Cumulative mileage: 140.9 miles

 

Tomorrow: 14 miles

 

Comments:  Wicked humidity, and some wind.  Still managed just about the same pace as Wednesday.

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July 11

Posted by bvcc Jul 11, 2008

Off

 

Tomorrow: 7 miles pace

 

Comments: Tried an "MTV Yoga" DVD from the library.  Can't say I was real fond of it.  It moved too quickly for me.  But perhaps one would get used to it.

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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 9

Posted by bvcc Jul 9, 2008

Distance: 7.6 miles

Time: 1:15:19

 

 

Pace: 9:54 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

 

 

 

Weekly mileage: 21.2 miles

Cumulative mileage: 129.5 miles

 

Tomorrow:  3 miles easy

 

 

 

 

Comments:  Took an unscheduled day off yesterday.  I needed it.  Today, I kept a nice steady pace over a hilly course.  I'm happy with today's performance.

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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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July 6

Posted by bvcc Jul 7, 2008

Bike c. 12 miles

 

Tomorrow: 13 miles

 

 

 

Comments: A thunderstorm kept me in in the morning, but it cleared up for me to cross train in the afternoon.  I plan to run my long run tomorrow. 

 

 

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July 5

Posted by bvcc Jul 7, 2008

Distance: 6.8 miles

Time: 1:05:40

 

Pace: 9:39 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

Weekly mileage: 21.0 miles

Cumulative mileage: 108:30 miles

 

 

Tomorrow: 13 miles

 

 

 

 

Comments: A nice run in Grandma's home town.   A few hills, but I held the pace.

 

 

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July 4

Posted by bvcc Jul 4, 2008

Off

 

Tomorrow: 6 miles pace

 

Comments:  Did "Beyond Basic" yoga workout.

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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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July 2

Posted by bvcc Jul 2, 2008

Distance: 6.6 miles

Time: 1:03:42

 

Pace: 9:39 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

Weekly mileage: 10.3 miles

Cumulative mileage: 97.6 miles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: 3 miles easy

 

Comments: Warm and humid this morning.  The last mile or so was pretty tough, but I just kept on running.

 

 

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July 1

Posted by bvcc Jul 1, 2008

Distance: 3.7 miles

Time: 40:29

 

 

Pace: 10:56 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

Weekly mileage: 3.7 miles

Cumulative mileage: 91.0 miles

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: 6 miles pace

 

Comments: I definitely didn't push myself this morning.  I went a little longer than planned, but so slowly that it wasn't much extra work.

 

 

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June 30

Posted by bvcc Jun 30, 2008

Cross Training (Bike12.7 miles)

 

Tomorrow: 3 miles easy

 

Comments:  Also did my "Daily Dozen" yoga workout.

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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 28

Posted by bvcc Jun 28, 2008

Distance: 6.6 miles

Time: 1:06ish

 

 

Pace: 10:00 per mile

Stretch: Yes

 

Weekly mileage: 19.5 miles

Cumulative mileage: 78.9 miles

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow: 8 miles

 

Comments:  I had to estimate my time, because I screwed up the timer.  I felt OK.  Not really consistent pace.

 

 

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

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