T-21 – Pushing Time

Still killing time until mid-July.  Focused on cardio at the gym.  Really trying to get the weight down a bit.  For the speed and for the ease on the feet and knees (and to get the weight off).  Did another 6 miler outside Sunday.  Summer is definitely coming.  Will need to get going a little earlier as we get into it to reduce heat.

As with last week, was pushing on time.  Had a good first two miles.  Then it was pretty ugly after that, with more walk breaks than I’d like.  But at 1:01:25 (including 5 minutes either end of warm-up/cool-down) one of the faster times I paced that distance for, even last summer.  Once a week runs outside (we will not be even looking at the treadmills until we have to in mid-July) at this distance seem pretty reasonable to continue for the next few weeks.

LI Marathon Prep

Metric Last Week In Total
Mileage Run: 6.72 miles 411.86 miles
Longest Run: 3.61 miles 18.55 miles
Longest Run Time: 0:32:46 hh:mm:ss 2:49:45 hh:mm:ss
Longest Run Pace: 9:05 min/mile 9:09 min/mile
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About J.

40 year old IT guy on a health and fitness kick.

Posted on June 10, 2013, in Marathon and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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