Sunday, March 04, 2007

REPORT: Week Ten - Boston Marathon Training

I had a tough training week with the weather taking the best of optimum results.

Down the Hatch Plan and Actual Data
Mile 1-8 = 7:30 pace, actual 7:01 (63:16)
Mile 9-14 = Goal MP (6:00), actual 6:06 (30:30)
Mile 15-23 = 7:00 or better, actual 6:59 (62:57)
Total 23 miles in 2:36:43, 6:49 pace, am,36,12 mph tailwind

Weekly Review
Total Miles: 76.25 – 104% of max, 6.5% at MP or faster
Number of Workouts: 8
Stretching: some, muscles are looser
Yoga: two
P\U, S\U: 150/300

Notes: Excellent training week, drained muscle fibers looking for recovery. I broke out a new pair of Brooks Adrenaline on Thursday. MP % is lower due to snowshoeing.
Issues to Note: little issue in small of back, right side niggles in right upper inner calf occasional ice.
Next Week Goal: See my Training Log,

5 comments:

  1. Nice long run today, you must feel really satisfied with that. Things are really coming together then, how far out are you looking at tapering?

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  2. three weeks, Michael, thoughts are turning toward how fast to run the last Long Run three weeks out, 20-23 miler

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  3. Very solid long run, Mark. I jealous of you running the BAA course but I was there in my mind today. 6 weeks to go!

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  4. That's an insanely great run Mark! Seems to me you were having trouble holding back at the start. You're training is spot on. Just 3 more weeks of 'real' running left and then it's all just dessert.

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  5. Boston is real tough to hold back at the start, especially that insane first half mile.

    Anyone ever negative split Boston?

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