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Wednesday Workout Round Up

Posted Feb 27 2013 10:24pm

When we last left off I was about to tackle a 22 mile long run.  

Tackle I did.  Last Friday I ran 22.1 miles – On. A . Treadmill. 

Thats right folks, mama has gone and lost her mind.  But in all seriousness, it was out of pure necessity.  I didn’t have a window in my day to be 22 miles away from the kids, they were sick and I just didn’t feel comfortable being gone.  That and it was windy and cold.  Thankfully my apartment building has a small gym that is exactly 1 floor above my apartment so around 12:30 when the kids went down for nap I headed up there.  I was the hardest thing I have ever done – running wise.  Mentally I struggled from mile 8-22, physically I was sluggish from mile 16-20. But I did it.  

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  • Miles 1-11.2 were powered by Season 1 of Friday Night Lights.  Clear Eyes.  Full Hearts.  Cant Lose.  
  • quick water refill break
  • Miles 11.3-22 powered by Another Mother Runner Radio and Girl Talk
  • 3+ hours of running on a mill.  Powered by Skechers Go Run 2 .  

22 Miles on a Treadmill powered by Skechers Go Run 2

This week my workouts are:

  • Monday: Figure 4 COMPLETE.  Took Madeline Day’s class for the first time and loved it! 
  • Tuesday: 10 min w.u. 7 x mile @ 7:22-7:00 min pace with 2 min rest 10 min c.d COMPLETE.  Total 10 miles of pushing myself to a new mental and physical place. Repeat paces were: (1) 7:22 (2) 7:12 (3) 7:16 (4) 7:17 (5) 7:10 (6) 7:22 (7) 7:20
  • Wednesday – 2 x 35 mins easy COMPLETE.  Morning 35 minutes on the treadmill – 4 miles.  Evening 6.22 miles with the Lululemon Run club @ E66th store.  
  • Thursday – Figure 4 w/ Heather Hamilton
  • Friday - 45-55 mins easy + 4-6 x 100m strides
  • Saturday - 18-20 miles 
  • Sunday - easy 25-30 mins recovery run

Who else is running long this weekend?  I am hoping to find some buddies to run with.  After last weekend’s mill-fest I am in dire need of conversation on a long run!  

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