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November 1, 2009

NYC Marathon

I am currently watching Meb lead the NYC marathon with 2k to go to the finish. I really hope he finishes strong. Has about 15 seconds on R.C. and is looking fast.

Good solid week of training that excited me a bit. I hope to back off a bit this week and get ready for New Englands. The data is below.

Monday 26
Training Run 11:45:00 AM - 7.20 mi @ 51:31 (7:09 pace)
Training Run 5:30:00 PM - 6.00 mi
Tuesday 27
Training Run 11:30:00 AM - 7.20 mi @ 51:00 (7:05 pace)
Training Run 5:25:00 PM - 6.00 mi @ 40:22 (6:43 pace)
Wednesday 28
Running Workout 11:30:00 AM - Aerobic Capacity Intervals - - 10.50 mi @ 1:12:16.00 (6:52 pace)
Thursday 29
Training Run 11:45:00 AM - 7.20 mi @ 52:22 (7:16 pace)
Friday 30
Training Run 6:50:00 AM - 6.20 mi @ 42:12 (6:48 pace)
Training Run 4:45:00 PM - 10.00 mi @ 1:11:04 (7:06 pace)
Saturday 31
Training Run 4:25:00 AM - 5.00 mi @ 37:00 (7:24 pace)
Running Workout 9:00:00 AM - Aerobic Capacity Intervals - - 6.84 mi @ 39:10.00 (5:43 pace)
Sunday 1
Running Workout 7:00:00 AM - Long Run - - 13.50 mi @ 1:34:12.00 (6:58 pace)
TOTALS
Running: 92.64 mi


Yesterday was a very positive workout on the fields at Lincoln with a variation of the Pre 30/40 5k workout stretched out to cross country distance. 11k on grass alternating harder/easier 1k loops. 3:10/3:35 for us. Felt great the whole time and am finally feeling the grass right. Took long enough but should be coming around just in (MEB WINS!!!!! 2:09:14) time for NEXC next week at Franklin Park. On the last repeat I was racing some guys on cyle-cross bikes who were faster on the flats and downhills but couldn't corner or climb as well as I could so I ended up beating them by about 2 seconds. Are you racing a workout if you are racing guys on bikes? I guess so but it was only one repeat and the time was 3:10 so it wasn't too bad. One more workout on Tuesday night and then some 200's on Thursday night and that's that.

That's all I got.