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Day 4: Slightly less cold

Posted Jan 04 2010 3:53pm
Posted by Brandon on Jan 4, 2010 |
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January 4, 2010

Date: 1/4/09

Consecutive Days Run: 4

Runner: Brandon Wood

Shoes: Newton AW Trainers

Location: New York, NY

Type of Run: Easy pace

Time of Day: 6:08 PM EST

Distance Run: 2.03 miles

Time Run: 00:16:02

Average Pace: 7:54 per mile

Weather Conditions: Cold (26 degrees Fahrenheit “real feel” of 12), moderately windy

Disposition: Happy

Link to Run Detail: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/21702747

About the Run: My assigned workout today was 3200 meters in the pool. The first 700 meters of this were with fins to work the legs, which I did, rather hard. This became very apparent this evening when I got home and suited up for my run. I set out knowing it would be a short run (my short runs seem to be right at 2 miles) and was more than happy with that due to my swim and the fact that I was a bit annoyed with the cold. As I hit the first little rise that I run I felt my legs talking back to me. It was really nothing too big, but I just felt it. This is something that has been pretty foreign to me since Ironman Wisconsin ended. I used to have tired legs the day of or after a long ride, and it was kind of an oddly nostalgic type of irritation that my legs felt today.

I would also like to note that, when I do these short runs it often takes me almost as long to get suited up in my cold gear as it does to do the run itself!

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