* tonight my shows come on - Desperate House
*65 mile wk - sweet! lovin' it!
*5k Fri night (Oct 22nd)- 23:56 - that would be an astounding 3 seconds (woo hoo) speedier than my last 5k. (ha ha) I'm getting faster ladies and gentlemen!
|I won me a big ole pumpkin at the 5k|
* iced after the 5k to get ready for Sat. am (Oct. 23rd) - 17.5 on hills with Kily and Audrey who both love to push the pace - avg pace 9:15 - last 4.5 miles - 8:51, 8:42, 8:50, 9:18, 4:18 - at this point in the game, I'll take that! (iced again)
*last Sat. (Oct 16th - 1 wk after the 26.2 mile training run) I had a sweet little tempo run. 8:34 avg for 10 miles - 5 mile tempo @ 8:11. I'll take that too!
*I have a yard with WAY too many daylilies that looks something like this in the spring:
|The precious Lil Cat!|
|the precious Winkie!|
*yes the daylilies are my babies, but I have too many, and they are work. So the excitement - today, I finally fertilized everything in the yard, and about 10 min after I finished, it rained with more rain tonight, I HOPE!
Back to running:
* I headed back to the track this week. LOVE IT! Audrey, Susan, Katie, and Kily joined me with others on the track who I do not know. Anyway, a nice comeback after wks of hill repeats (Honeysuckle hills) this summer/fall. Tues. night, we ran 4 X 800 and 8 X 200 with 1 mile w/u and 1 mile c/d.
Didn't I mention that I'm dual training? Yes, I have the Yasso's 800 for marathon training, and to top it off some 200s for 5k training. I know! It's crazy and unorthodox, but hey, that's what Ginny wants to do this fall so... that's what Ginny is doing. And to top it off, lets add on record high mileage this wk of 70 miles. Let's not even discuss the reckless 5k Fri night and the long run on Sat. (honestly after icing, I couldn't tell that i had run the 5k on Sat., when I ran long, but I know it's NOT smart. But....I ran smart for several years in trying to get to Boston, so now I'm pushing the limits. Yes..... I like it and yes, I'm having fun with it. Don't copy this training plan....it's crazy! But I LOVE IT!
*The next 6 wks will be GRAND - 3 - 70 mile wks to come - if I survive them.
*2 half marathons- hoping for 1 FAST one.
*hoping I can fit in 2 more 5ks before Rocket City, and hoping I can improve more than 3 seconds each time.