I'm delusional

Sunday - July 27

Sport
  • Hiking
  • 01m 10s

3 miles from camp over 70 and then back track to 70 to get picked up

FAIL

William got a hot spot inside the side heel pad on the right foot.  It started bothering him Saturday, but he doctored it.  On Sunday after 3 miles of up and down he called it quits.  The tipping point was the fact that the next extraction point was over 40 miles away.  He didn't think he could do 40 in that condition.  So we adjusted stuff and were prepared to go on (Wilson and I) after William called Terah to come get him.  Then Wilson melted.  I think he was so tired from Glory Ridge week and that if William had kept going, he would have gutted it out.  But William wasn't and Wilson didn't.  So Terah took us to Blowing Ridge.

 

Determined on Monday that William's shoes were too broken in and providing little support to carry the pack.  I guess Montana last year wore them out.  I think if his feet were tougher like they were last summer when he was training for B2B, it wouldn't have been as big an issue.  But it was.

Saturday - July 26

Sport
  • Hiking
  • 2h 15m

5 miles from Hot Springs up to pond where we camped

and we're off.  back in a week. (that's the goal, anyway)

 

Friday - July 25

nothing this morning.  packed my pack.  

i was sort of worried that i would be going backwards by taking this hike.  However after putting the pack on this morning, i think this will be a good training experience.  The pack is about 32 lbs right now with the eno and without filling the two water bottles.  68+ miles with that on my back in NC and TN mountains may be a really good training week.  That is if my body survives this :)

Thursday - July 24

Bike
  • 1h 14m 28s
  • 23.14 miles
  • 18.64 Mi/hr

foundation ride
full fhp

Run
  • 29m 19s
  • 3.75 miles
  • 07m 49s /Mi

Brick Run
small loop and to the 1/2 mile mark

Thursday morning brick.  Decent ride, good run.  everything felt ok.  real humid

Wednesday - July 23

Swim
  • 1h 41m 14s
  • 4800.00 yards
  • 02m 07s /100 yards

wu: 350
kick: 400
pull: 400
ms: 5 x 200 steady w/ 10 sec recovery
10 x 150 fartlek as 50 easy/25 hard w/ 20 sec recovery
5 x 100 steady w/ 5 sec recovery
pull:300
cd: 350

good swim.  added a 100 more yards of both kick and pull.  more fartlek work than normal and my arms are dead.  I feel like the fartlek work is more beneficial than just the sprints.  had moments of flailing as i got tired, but overall it was good.

run after work 

Tuesday - July 22

Bike
  • 1h 44m 59s
  • 32.76 miles
  • 18.72 Mi/hr

full fhp, old fhp
steady state ride

steady state ride done.  not a great one, but a good workout.  real humid out.  on the old fhp it got really foggy.  almost like it was night again.  

packing and organizing tonight

Monday - July 21

Swim
  • 1h 41m 37s
  • 4800.00 yards
  • 02m 07s /100 yards

wu: 350
kick: 300
pull: 300
ms: 10 x 100 w/ 5 sec rest
8 x 150 fartlek as 50 easy/25 hard
10 x100 w/ 5 sec rest
pull: 300
cd: 350

decent swim.  slower than Wednesday, but my arms tell me it was a tough work out.  the second set of 100's definitely suffered and 150s weren't great.  

Strength work after work

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