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2016-04-04 8:51 AM
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Subject: RE: 30 runs in 30 days - who's with us?
Monday - #974 - 4 miles after 1500y swim
Tuesday - #975 - 4 miles speed work, then an easy hour on the bike at night
Wednesday - #976 - 4 miles easy, then 2000y swim
Thursday - #977 - 4 miles progression run
Friday - #978 - 4 miles, then 1500y swim
Saturday - #979 - 8 miles in the morning, then 1:30 easy on the bike
Sunday - #980 - 2 miles in the morning and then 4:30 on the bike in the afternoon

Heading to Denver for a few days this afternoon. Will run before I go today, but will be interesting to see how the altitude affects me for the runs on Tues, Wed, and Thurs.

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2016-04-05 5:56 PM
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Subject: RE: 30 runs in 30 days - who's with us?
I had the runs for 8 days after my first tri. Lots of pastureland draining into the river we swam in. Couldn't imagine having them for 30 days tho.

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2016-04-10 7:14 PM
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Subject: RE: 30 runs in 30 days - who's with us?
Monday - #981 - 4 miles, then 1500y in the pool
Tuesday - #982 - 2 miles
Wednesday - #983 - 2 miles
Thursday - #984 - 2 miles outside in Denver
Friday - #985 - 2 miles early before heading to the Detroit Tigers home opener
Saturday - #986 - 2 miles after 45 minutes on the bike
Sunday - #987 - 10 miles on the treadmill and then 2:30 on the bike
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2016-04-17 7:26 PM
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Monday - #988 - 4 miles after 2500y in the pool
Tuesday - #989 - 4 miles speed work intervals and then 1:15 on the bike
Wednesday - #990 - 2 miles after 2000y in the pool
Thursday - #991 - 2 miles, not feeling great
Friday - #992 - 4 miles
Saturday - #993 - 6 miles, awful run, had to walk almost two miles
Sunday - #994 - 2 easy miles, plus took the mountain bike downtown to watch a half marathon
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2016-04-20 7:34 PM
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#1274- 6.2 mi progression - did my last 3.1 miles under 20min

Still at it. Logging 70-80 mpw. I have one more long run before my taper. Last Friday I did my longest run of this training block, just over 35 miles with approximately 10k feet of gain, and 10k feet of loss. I started about 2 hours pre-dawn with my headlamp and made it to a nice pond just in time to see the sun come up. Run went well. My feet were a bit sore since my shoes are a bit past expiration, and at one point I sort of forgot to refill my water and had some dehydration issues, Other than that I feel like I am ready for my race on May 13th. I am doing 30 miles or so Friday, then I will recover a bit with a nice 3 week taper.
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2016-04-25 9:50 AM
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Subject: RE: 30 runs in 30 days - who's with us?
Monday - #995 - 2 miles after about 22 on my first real ride outside
Tuesday - #996 - 4 miles at lunch, 1500y swim later
Wednesday - #997 - 2 miles in the evening
Thursday - #998 - 2 miles
Friday - #999 - 2 miles and then 1:20 on the bike trainer
Saturday - #1000 - 2 miles easy
Sunday - #1001 - 2 miles before yard work, then 2 hours on the bike trainer

It was an interesting week. Started to develop a nagging injury about Monday or so, I think associate with the gluteus medius. My first 50-100 yards are a shuffle until I can fall into a stride. Been rolling out a ton, it provides some relief, but it seems to be back every morning. Have an appointment this afternoon.

On Wednesday, I had to go across the state for a couple days for work. Of course on Wed evening when I got dressed to run, I realized I only brought ONE of my running shoes. Not one pair...just one shoe. So rather than let the streak go, I ran in sandals on Wednesday night and Thursday. Definitely slowed me down, but I still got it done.

I wanted to do something more for #1000, but I think 2 miles was about all my body was going to allow that day.
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2016-04-27 7:52 AM
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Subject: RE: 30 runs in 30 days - who's with us?
Im not sure I should be doing a daily run -Im a newbie with some overweight- but I've been following a couch to 5k -sort off- program lately and I already run-walked 4 days in a row (average of 5,5-6 km) -I'm in the final weeks of the program.

I dont want to rush into running, but I do have a deadline slowly approaching. In order to commit myself to weight loss and training, a couple of weeks ago I registered for the 70,3 in Punta del Este (Uruguay) which will be held at the end of November. I am way off in my training but I still believe there is time for me to get fit and ready, and when I saw this 30 day challenge I was intrigued and got sucked into it.

I will let you know how this goes.

Saludos,
Fernando (Argentina)
2016-04-28 12:50 PM
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Originally posted by fernando73

Im not sure I should be doing a daily run -Im a newbie with some overweight- but I've been following a couch to 5k -sort off- program lately and I already run-walked 4 days in a row (average of 5,5-6 km) -I'm in the final weeks of the program.

I dont want to rush into running, but I do have a deadline slowly approaching. In order to commit myself to weight loss and training, a couple of weeks ago I registered for the 70,3 in Punta del Este (Uruguay) which will be held at the end of November. I am way off in my training but I still believe there is time for me to get fit and ready, and when I saw this 30 day challenge I was intrigued and got sucked into it.

I will let you know how this goes.

Saludos,
Fernando (Argentina)
Good luck, Fernando! Stop by and let us know how it is going!

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2016-05-02 7:39 AM
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Monday - #1002 - 2 miles after 1500y swim
Tuesday - #1003 - 2 miles and then 90 minutes on the bike trainer
Wednesday - #1004 - 2 miles
Thursday - #1005 - 2 miles
Friday - #1006 - 2 miles
Saturday - #1007 - 2 miles and then 90 minutes on the trainer
Sunday - #1008 - 2 miles and then 90 minutes on the trainer
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2016-05-04 8:35 AM
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Monday - #1009 - 2 miles right before doing my first 15 mile bike time trial of the year
Tuesday - #1010 - 2 miles after swimming 1500y in the pool
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2016-05-11 1:14 PM
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Wednesday - #1011 - 2 miles and then 60 minutes on the trainer
Thursday - #1012 - 2 miles
Friday - #1013 - 2 miles
Saturday - #1014 - 2 miles
Sunday - #1015 - 2 miles
Monday - #1016 - 2 miles after a 1500y swim
Tuesday - #1017 - 2 miles at lunch, 2000y swim after work
Wednesday - #1018 - 2 miles at lunch, will swim after work


Fighting a glute injury which is resulting in a very tight piriformis. Giving consideration to dropping the streak. I don't really want to, but we'll see - might be forced to regardless of what I want.
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2016-05-16 8:07 AM
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#1297-1298- 108 miles - Ran the Cruel Jewel. I'll probably write a race report. It was the toughest race I've ever done. This race was VERY physically challenging. 108 miles, 33,000+ feet of climbing. I finished 14th of 106 at 29 hours 29 minutes.

#1299- 2 miles. I was DREADING having to run for the entire 14 hour drive home, I was pretty beat up but didn't want the streak to end. It wasn't as terrible as I thought it would be. Averaged 14 minute miles, which I thought was not too shabby considering how I felt on the ride home. Every time I got out of the car for food or gas, I really couldn't fathom how I was going to run when I got home.

Haven't checked in for awhile, congrats on hitting 1000, and I hope you pull through the injury.

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2016-05-19 4:05 PM
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#1303- 2 mi. Feeling better. Still taking it easy.

Got my race report up.

http://www.beginnertriathlete.com/discussion/forums/thread-view.asp...
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2016-05-27 7:46 AM
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Subject: RE: 30 runs in 30 days - who's with us?
Thursday - #1019 - 2 miles
Friday - #1020 - 2 miles, then 1000y swim
Saturday - #1021 - 2 miles
Sunday - #1022 - 2 miles
Monday - #1023 - 2 miles plus 2000y swim
Tuesday - #1024 - 2 miles then 15 mile bike
Wednesday - #1025 - 2 miles
Thursday - #1026 - 2 miles - 2 miles plus 13.5 mile bike
Friday - #1027 - 2 miles
Saturday - #1028 - 2 miles plus 18 holes golf
Sunday - #1028 - 2 miles plus 36 holes golf
Monday - #1030 - 2 miles plus 18 holes golf plus 15 mile ride
Tuesday - #1031 - 2 miles plus 1500y swim
Wednesday - #1032 - 2 miles plus 15 mile ride
Thursday - #1033 - 2 miles and then a quick open water swim

Managed to keep the streak going through some pretty tough days with this injury. Seems to be working itself out now (I hope). Last night's run was the least amount of pain I've experienced in a while, and it felt like I was actually running almost normal again, outside of it being about 90F. Might not do as poorly in next weekend's first triathlon of the year after all.
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2016-05-30 9:57 PM
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Friday - #1034 - 2 miles
Saturday - #1035 - 2 miles
Sunday - #1036 - 2 miles
Monday - #1037 - 2 miles
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