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Friday - October 26

Run
  • 58m 14s
  • 8.10 miles
  • 07m 11s /Mi

Ran easy with Ramone at Cheesman park... needed a few xtra miles before the short little race tonight... Long run tomorrow and I'll bag an 80 mile week!

I may go for an easy run this morning with Ramone (or not)... Scream Scram 5K tonight at 6PM (Wash Park)! Hope to run it well... MY personal best is 18 min and change. Hopefully tonight I will be able to crack the 18 minutes... I don't run very many 5K's so this one counts! Probably won't dress up. Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket Scream Scram 5K was great! 17:55 a new personal best - about a 5:46 per mile pace (or to put it another way, 11 miles per hour)

Thursday - October 25

Run
  • 1h 04m 27s
  • 9.40 miles
  • 06m 52s /Mi

Same run as yesterday... same music mix... a little more intensity today.

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Wednesday - October 24

Run
  • 1h 07m 55s
  • 9.40 miles
  • 07m 14s /Mi

I took out a loan on my empty heart, babe
I took out a loan for my patient soul
And I feel alive as long as I don’t need you
And I feel alive as long as I keep hold

-- Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Good run at Wash park

Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket Registered up! I'm in and I will be ready... Dec. 2nd 2007! ICKY THUMP Got a bump When I hit it on the radio Red-head señorita Lookin' dead Came to said, "I need a bed" en español So I gave a drink of water I'm gonna sing around the collar Well, I don't need a microphone Icky thump, with the lump In my throat Grab my coat And now it's reckon I was ready to go Yeah, I swam beside the hair She had one white eye One blank stare Lookin' up, lyin' there On a stand in her hair Was a candy cane Black rum, sugar cane Dry eye, somethin' strange! La la, la la la la la la la la la laaa laaa laaa Well, Americans: What, nothin' better to do? Why don't you kick yourself out? You're an immigrant too. Who's usin' who? What should we do? Well you can't be a pimp And a prostitute too Icky thump, handcuffed to a bunk Robbed blind Looked around And there was nobody else Left alone I hit myself with a stone Went home And learned how to clean up after myself -- The White Stripes

Tuesday - October 23

Run
  • 2h 29m 46s
  • 20.00 miles
  • 07m 29s /Mi

Decided to take advantage of the nice day and get one of my 20 mile runs done; 3 down, 3 to go! I have missed the past two weekends because of races. I felt pretty good out there considering I raced on Sunday. Negative split: 1:15:49 out and 1:13:57 back. I started to feel some tightness in my knee at around 17 but still had the strength to run hard on 19 and 20.

Stopped for a Banana Berry Jamba Juice on the way home.

I've been running for about 5 years now. When I first started doing marathon training back then, I used to be totally spent after my 20 mile runs. I couldn't work, I needed a nap... my whole day was affected. Now, It doesn't seem like that big of a deal. They are hard but not like they used to be. The body is a crazy piece of machinery... it adapts to the workload placed upon it. I am really beginning to feel confident for my Marathon in December... I don't know if I'll break 2:50 or not, but I am going to go into the race prepared that is for sure!

Today's Shuffle Mix Consisted of songs by the following artists:
Arcade Fire, Beirut, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Bright Eyes, Elliott Smith, Interpol, The Mooney Suzuki, Reinging Sound, Sea Wolf and The White Stripes... Good stuff!

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Monday - October 22

Race Report is up!

I feel pretty good today. My legs are recovering more quickly since I started taking Bee Pollen. Today was an unplanned day of rest for DD. I wanted to run just a little, but i'm racing on Friday so I think, I should relax the feet.

Sunday - October 21

Run
  • 1h 21m 13s
  • 13.10 miles
  • 06m 12s /Mi

PODIUM!
1st in Age Group
7th overall (1500 runners)
1st mile: 5:52
13th Mile: 5:49

Race Report tomorrow

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Saturday - October 20

I'm running late... Heading out to Moab in a few... Race on! But before I head off to the Canyonlands... this is a big ol' day for me... my first out of town race without the LiliaMonster. Very strange feeling indeed. I haven't even left yet and I feel of sense of sadness. We had such a great time there in the spring earlier this year. Anyway, I need to do this.

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