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Sunny High 90FLow 66F
  • Temp: 85F
  • Hum: 46%
  • W: 6mph W
High 85F
Low 66F
High 87F
Low 67F
Heavy rain
High 82F
Low 64F
Patchy rain nearby
High 81F
Low 66F
  • 1h 08m 29s
  • 2624.67 yards
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warm up, 3x800 alternating 100’s with easy and pace push @ 2, cool down

20:57, 21:25, 22:03

  • 4h 26m 17s
  • 80.23 miles
  • 18.08 Mi/hr

Ride to Aversboro Battleground and back on NC bike route 5. I rode with Stan, Jerry C. and Jon today. Good times!

Last long training day before B2B -- 4 hour bike ride plus swim (I had a 4 hour ride on the books and the guys had an 80 mile ride to do. At this point, it was kind of six of one, half dozen of the other). The swim went well. It's just that the training took all day and I had a thing to attend at night.

  • Health data: RHR: 56 Hours slept: 8.75
rest rest rest day!

Talked to Coach about HRM thing.  She said this is IM Training Sucks At The End Syndrome.  "Don’t worry about your HR at the moment.  I am not concerned or surprised that it is off.  The taper will bring all that back in line.  I wouldn’t care if you put your HR monitor in your dresser and left it there for the next week to be honest."

In related news, the Garmin HRM soft strap issues that I started to experience last month and really came to a head in my 9/27 run -- after contacting Garmin and jumping through some hoops, they are replacing the soft strap.  I've been using my old hard strap since about October 1.

  • Health data: Hours slept: 8
  • 1h 10m 24s
  • 2734.03 yards
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warm up, 5x500 with spot forward 1x per 100 @ 1, cool down

13:06, 13:00, 13:05, 13:24, 12:18+1:19

I was thinking about when was the last time I saw Green Cap Guy. Has he been part of the outdoor crew? Me no swim outside at 5 a.m. so I would not have seen him. Oops! Was that 8 or 10. I think that it was 18. Didn't I just do a spot forward? I finished the set and Sorry Charlie! My watch said I had done 18 and not 20. Quick, do another 50 meters!

  • 2h 05m 34s
  • 37.99 miles
  • 18.15 Mi/hr

Beaver Creek-Martha's Chapel-Davis

ride 2 hours (z2) with 12 min @ TT pace

This ride was a little bit frustrating. I had a hard time with my zones again today. Contacted Coach.

  • Health data: Hours slept: 6
  • 1h 33m 14s
  • 28.02 miles
  • 18.03 Mi/hr

Old 1

Another Wednesday, another out and back on Old 1. As I am leaving earlier to get workouts done in the daylight, I have started to keep to Old 1. I can get out of town quickly and traffic isn't too too awful.

  • 30m 37s
  • 3.44 miles
  • 08m 54s /Mi


Short run off the bike. Awesome weather! Can we have this for on October 29 in Wilmington? Please?

  • Health data: Hours slept: 7.75
  • 48m 17s
  • 5.42 miles
  • 08m 55s /Mi

neighborhood loops with strides

Brisk morning -- it was 50 when I left the house in shorts and a long-sleeved T. I was pleased with the pace and the strides went well. Looking forward to getting my heart rate back to normal.

  • 1h 28m 11s
  • 3280.84 yards
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warm up, 1000 @ 90 sec, 10x100 @ pace push @ 40, 2 min, 1000, cool down

2:24, 2:26, 2:24, 2:23, 2:24,
2:21, 2:21, 2:23, 2:23, 2:24

This went better than last Tuesday when I did the same set. This week was in the indoor pool and last week was the outdoor pool.

Swimmy swim swim tonight.

  • Health data: RHR: 50 Hours slept: 7
  • Walking
  • 42m 45s

Early morning walk with Emma. It was brisk out -- 46 degrees -- and Emma loved loved loved the weather! 3.1 miles in 42:45.

  • Health data: RHR: 56 Hours slept: 7
  • 1h 09m 44s
  • 2624.67 yards
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warm up, 3x800 alternating 100’s with easy and pace push @ 2, cool down

21:17, 21:49, 22:34

This changing pace thing was tough.

  • 1h 27m 44s
  • 24.40 miles
  • 16.69 Mi/hr

Today's mission: Ride 90 min (easy) then run 2.5 hours (z2). This was the ride easy part. Out on 1010 was with a tailwind. Wheeeeee! Coming back from Old Stage Road was more like work. ;-)

  • 2h 32m 08s
  • 15.51 miles
  • 09m 49s /Mi

While I was running, I kept on thinking, "less wind and more sun please!" I don't normally change if I am doing a brick but I wanted a cycling jersey and arm warmers for my ride. I changed to a short sleeved T for the run. The first 10 miles went better than the last bit but overall it was good.

My new shoes are finally starting to feel like they are mine.

Yikes!  20 hours and 16 minutes for training this week, no wonder I've been hungry!

  • Health data: RHR: 53 Hours slept: 9

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