Tuesday, July 7, 2009


Woke feeling tired again, but not like yesterday. I slept better, but not great. Got the kids off to camp and was out the door for my run. Temp said 70F, and it was gorgeous out there. A bit hot in the sun, but delightful in the shade. Again didn't drink coffee before the run, kept it for the reward after the run.

Plan for today was 2miles @9:45 2 miles @9:15 and 2miles @9:00

Legs felt a tad sluggish at the begining, but not as sluggish as yesterday. Since I ran mostly hills, I adjusted the paces. I wanted to keep it to a recovery run, and not a hard run, and the paces I ended w worked perfectly. I forgot my water bottle, so no drinky for me for the whole 6 miles. I never felt thirsty, and I finsihed strong. I felt like I could have run another 6-10miles. HR was a tad higher than what it should have been for recovery week run, but that is because I pushed the hills to keep pace, but I never huffed and puffed, so alls good!

6 miles in 57:29 avg pace 9:34 Avg HR 140 Cardiac Drift: 165

M1-9:59 Avg HR 134 Cardiac Drift: 152
M2-10:00 Avg HR 133 Cardiac Drift: 157
M3-9:29 Avg HR 138 Cardiac Drift: 150
M4-9:30 Avg HR 142 Cardiac Drift: 153
M5-9:15 Avg HR 156 Cardiac Drift: 165 (really big hill)
M6-9:16 Avg HR 144 Cardiac Drift: 165

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