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ovenfried Pro 149 posts since
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Nov 30, 2009 5:31 AM

200lb+ One Hour Runner  Nov 30-Dec 6

Hey folks!  Here is a new week of the One Hour Runner thread for the hefty folks (near, at, or over 200lbs...considered overweight or obese).  Many of us have graduated the Couch-to-5K program and have moved on to a more challenging program to improve our fitness and running.

 

Even though we only had 2 pages on last week's thread, I will maintain the weekly thread to keep things fresh.

 

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Yesterday I attempted Week 1/Day2 of OHR, but was blindsighted by some terrible side pains at the 15 minute mark.  I would stretch, walk, then start to jog and immediately feel the telltale signs of a sidestitch.  My brother helped me out with some ideas for the next attempt.

 

The forecast for next Saturday's 5K is cold....high of 37 (so far).  It'll be interesting!

 

Have a great day everyone!





Amy

Started C25K:  September 10, 2009
Finished C25K:  November 22, 2009

Dec. 5, 2009:  Jingle Bell Run, Cincinnati, OH  35:43
April 10, 2010:  Aruna 5k, Cincinnati, OH 39.06  (after not running for several months)
May 22, 2010:  GO/OTR 5K,  Cincinnati, OH  approx 34:30.  (route was changed at last minute, and about .2 mile was shaved off.  boo!)

  • GoRunIrish Pro 110 posts since
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    1. Nov 30, 2009 5:40 AM (in response to ovenfried)
    Re: 200lb+ One Hour Runner Nov 30-Dec 6

    Hi ovenfriend - thanks for doing the OHR thread... I hope to move on to it by Xmas... what a gift! Eventhough I graduated the C25K, I don't feel ready yet for the OHR, but I so desperately need a program to follow!! Hopefully people from C25K will gradually spill over to this thread...

     

    Keep it goin'!!

     

    Happy Running!!





    Started C25K 09/07/09

    Dinosaur Dash 5K 11/01/09 40:12

    Turkey Trot 5K 11/26/09 44:02

    Buffalo Run 02/27/10

  • Jasmine1972 Legend 927 posts since
    Sep 24, 2009
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    2. Nov 30, 2009 10:18 AM (in response to ovenfried)
    Re: 200lb+ One Hour Runner Nov 30-Dec 6

    Checking in to new thread to say "HI". If anyone uses the Nike+ for their running and downloads to that website, I'm starting a Challenge on Dec 1 for "Heavy Penguin Females" to run 100 miles in Dec+January.  If you are on this thread, but don't meet one of the "criteria", you are still welcome to participate.





    Jo Ann C

    Started Walking 7/15/09 Weight = 265#; C25K Grad 11/6/09

    8/30/09 5K (62:42) 262# 10/2/10 5K (37:44) 206# 3/26/11 5K (36:42) PR 202#

    6/19/10 10K (83:47) 208# 3/6/11 UAH 10K (79:18) 200#

    6/27/10 IronGirl, Atlanta Tri S 1/3m/B 18m/R 3m (2:42:10) 207#; 5/15/11 - (2:34:08 200)#

    9/25/10 Women's HM, Nashville (3:27:10) 209#, 11/13/10 Huntsville HM (3:17:27) 203#

    2/13/11 Mercedes HM, B'ham (3:02:02) 203#; 3/19/11 Rocket 10mi (2:13:37) PR

    4/30/11 RnR HM Nashville (3:10:12); 5/15/11 5/30/11 Cotton Row 10K (84:36) ;

    6/11/11 Mt. Mania 15K (2:17:12); 7/16/11 Wet Dog Tri (98:56);

    8/13/11 Mtn Lakes Tri; (2:13:32); 8/28 Rocketman Oly Tri; 9/10 Frantic Frog Tri (1:52:35)

    9/24/11 Womens HM (2:54:28) 195# PR; 10/1 Toray 5K (35:35 PR);

    10/15/11 Liz Hurley 5K (36:24); 10/22 Book-it 10K (74:51 PR) 197#;
    11/12/11 Huntsville HM - Target 2:50

  • Turtle Who Runs Pro 110 posts since
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    3. Dec 1, 2009 8:35 AM (in response to Jasmine1972)
    Re: 200lb+ One Hour Runner Nov 30-Dec 6

    Good morning runners,

     

    Hope all is well.  Sunday was W1D3 for me on OHR and I had a great run; ran 2.75 miles at a 14.54 pace.  Today (W2D1), was a tough run, and I only did the required 30 minutes, and ended up with 15.00 pace for just over 2 miles today.  This was probably the worst run I've had in awhile, my mind just wasn't into it, and my body followed.  I felt very heavy today and was even dragging my feet a little.  I'm a little discouraged, since I'm supposed to do a run on Saturday, but I'll try again on Thursday and hopefully can go a bit longer then.

     

    Hopefully everyone else is having a good week.  Looking forward to hearing how everyone is progressing.





    -I may be slow, but at least I'm moving forward. 
  • Jasmine1972 Legend 927 posts since
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    6. Dec 4, 2009 9:05 AM (in response to ovenfried)
    Re: 200lb+ One Hour Runner Nov 30-Dec 6

    Hey folks! Anyone still working on the One Hundred Pushups??? I know we had talked about it and several people in earlier threads had started the program.  Are you still doing it???

     

    I have NO upper body strength, so I set myself up to do level one quantities, then set my program to repeat week 1, but at level two.  Then I will follow with week 2, and retest.  Well, my weeks are very slooow, because I started 11/17, and just now finished wk 1, level two.  Part of the reason is that I also swim and do arm work on strength machines, so sometimes my arms are too sore for a decent effort.  And sometimes a overworked upper body affects my energy level to do decent running.  Right now, I am only doing "girly" pushups, and I imagine if I do the whole program that way, I will have to turn around and do it again with "real" pushups.  At least my upper body strength will be better by then.  Actually today was the first day my back "form" was good enough. Workout total = 44 pushups. I'm doing the 200 situps also, same way - today=71.

     

    Tonights forecast is still for a pre-dawn dusting of snow, with a breezy 34 deg at race time.  I hope they have hot chocolate at the finish!  Today is total rest day, except for a long walk with the dog.





    Jo Ann C

    Started Walking 7/15/09 Weight = 265#; C25K Grad 11/6/09

    8/30/09 5K (62:42) 262# 10/2/10 5K (37:44) 206# 3/26/11 5K (36:42) PR 202#

    6/19/10 10K (83:47) 208# 3/6/11 UAH 10K (79:18) 200#

    6/27/10 IronGirl, Atlanta Tri S 1/3m/B 18m/R 3m (2:42:10) 207#; 5/15/11 - (2:34:08 200)#

    9/25/10 Women's HM, Nashville (3:27:10) 209#, 11/13/10 Huntsville HM (3:17:27) 203#

    2/13/11 Mercedes HM, B'ham (3:02:02) 203#; 3/19/11 Rocket 10mi (2:13:37) PR

    4/30/11 RnR HM Nashville (3:10:12); 5/15/11 5/30/11 Cotton Row 10K (84:36) ;

    6/11/11 Mt. Mania 15K (2:17:12); 7/16/11 Wet Dog Tri (98:56);

    8/13/11 Mtn Lakes Tri; (2:13:32); 8/28 Rocketman Oly Tri; 9/10 Frantic Frog Tri (1:52:35)

    9/24/11 Womens HM (2:54:28) 195# PR; 10/1 Toray 5K (35:35 PR);

    10/15/11 Liz Hurley 5K (36:24); 10/22 Book-it 10K (74:51 PR) 197#;
    11/12/11 Huntsville HM - Target 2:50

  • Jasmine1972 Legend 927 posts since
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    8. Dec 5, 2009 10:42 AM (in response to ovenfried)
    Re: 200lb+ One Hour Runner Nov 30-Dec 6

    Just completed the aptly name Frosty Freeze 5K Run.  It was 34 with a wind chill of 25, after snowing early this morning.  I had my full cold weather (long) gear on, but took off the windbreaker and gloves about .3 mile into the race.  I set up a nice steady pace - but this time I had people behind me somewhat, the whole time, and even passed two (LOL)!!

     

    I ran the whole way & did the same splits as last week- 1mi=14:30, 2mi=30:03, so I was real happy.  I finished 3 sec faster than last week - 46:33, or a 15:01 pace, though the course was a little more challenging.  This was the same course as the first race that I did (walk/jog) in August, at > 62 mins. Such dramatic improvements won't be as easy in the future. I got 2nd (of 3) in my age group, with about a dozen behind me.

     

    Funny thing is, they give gift certificates to the local running store as age group awards, and I'm almost breaking even with entry fees, because there are so few women in my age bracket, and I get a medal and certificate (HA HA!).

     

    There is another race in 2 wks but I haven't decided to do it yet.  In the meantime, I can open my new running shoes and start breaking them in.  I hope everyone else who is racing today has had a good race, and a nice WARM post-race.

     

    P.S. Anybody got chaffed ta-ta's?





    Jo Ann C

    Started Walking 7/15/09 Weight = 265#; C25K Grad 11/6/09

    8/30/09 5K (62:42) 262# 10/2/10 5K (37:44) 206# 3/26/11 5K (36:42) PR 202#

    6/19/10 10K (83:47) 208# 3/6/11 UAH 10K (79:18) 200#

    6/27/10 IronGirl, Atlanta Tri S 1/3m/B 18m/R 3m (2:42:10) 207#; 5/15/11 - (2:34:08 200)#

    9/25/10 Women's HM, Nashville (3:27:10) 209#, 11/13/10 Huntsville HM (3:17:27) 203#

    2/13/11 Mercedes HM, B'ham (3:02:02) 203#; 3/19/11 Rocket 10mi (2:13:37) PR

    4/30/11 RnR HM Nashville (3:10:12); 5/15/11 5/30/11 Cotton Row 10K (84:36) ;

    6/11/11 Mt. Mania 15K (2:17:12); 7/16/11 Wet Dog Tri (98:56);

    8/13/11 Mtn Lakes Tri; (2:13:32); 8/28 Rocketman Oly Tri; 9/10 Frantic Frog Tri (1:52:35)

    9/24/11 Womens HM (2:54:28) 195# PR; 10/1 Toray 5K (35:35 PR);

    10/15/11 Liz Hurley 5K (36:24); 10/22 Book-it 10K (74:51 PR) 197#;
    11/12/11 Huntsville HM - Target 2:50

  • Jasmine1972 Legend 927 posts since
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    10. Dec 5, 2009 2:34 PM (in response to ovenfried)
    Re: 200lb+ One Hour Runner Nov 30-Dec 6

    Glad that you had a good race - you finished in a great time!  As for after my race - I got stuck doing something in the AM, so I treated myself to Taco Bell (its been forever) for a late lunch. What I really want is IHOP. My legs were a little sore - I creaked around like a little old lady, but now I'm walking better.

     

    How about we make this thread longer next time? Maybe 2 wks or rest of the month? For better continuity & maybe more will join.





    Jo Ann C

    Started Walking 7/15/09 Weight = 265#; C25K Grad 11/6/09

    8/30/09 5K (62:42) 262# 10/2/10 5K (37:44) 206# 3/26/11 5K (36:42) PR 202#

    6/19/10 10K (83:47) 208# 3/6/11 UAH 10K (79:18) 200#

    6/27/10 IronGirl, Atlanta Tri S 1/3m/B 18m/R 3m (2:42:10) 207#; 5/15/11 - (2:34:08 200)#

    9/25/10 Women's HM, Nashville (3:27:10) 209#, 11/13/10 Huntsville HM (3:17:27) 203#

    2/13/11 Mercedes HM, B'ham (3:02:02) 203#; 3/19/11 Rocket 10mi (2:13:37) PR

    4/30/11 RnR HM Nashville (3:10:12); 5/15/11 5/30/11 Cotton Row 10K (84:36) ;

    6/11/11 Mt. Mania 15K (2:17:12); 7/16/11 Wet Dog Tri (98:56);

    8/13/11 Mtn Lakes Tri; (2:13:32); 8/28 Rocketman Oly Tri; 9/10 Frantic Frog Tri (1:52:35)

    9/24/11 Womens HM (2:54:28) 195# PR; 10/1 Toray 5K (35:35 PR);

    10/15/11 Liz Hurley 5K (36:24); 10/22 Book-it 10K (74:51 PR) 197#;
    11/12/11 Huntsville HM - Target 2:50

  • susiecute Amateur 25 posts since
    Sep 28, 2009
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    11. Dec 5, 2009 2:42 PM (in response to ovenfried)
    Re: 200lb+ One Hour Runner Nov 30-Dec 6

    Great run, Amy!  I did the Cincy Jingle today too.  My friend and I finished at about 41.  Why oh why haven't they posted the official results yet?  It was a nice run, huh?

  • susiecute Amateur 25 posts since
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    13. Dec 6, 2009 5:43 AM (in response to ovenfried)
    Re: 200lb+ One Hour Runner Nov 30-Dec 6

    Awesome, Amy!  What a great time!  Where did you find the official results?  I still can't find them.  GRR!!!  It's making me crazy!

     

    Susan

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