Thursday, April 05, 2007

2 x 20 Minute Tempo at MP, Late Season Snow

Yesterday’s complete rest was probably a good idea, inactivity may not have been. Crazy Boston weather brought us a good inch of snow in the afternoon. Keep in mind this could happen on Marathon Monday!

The quads felt heavy in today’s tempo at MP session. Kyle and I took on the rolling Mossman hill loop with adequate rest. It was about nine minutes mostly with the septic guy selling me expensive chemicals.

Garmin: loop one was 3.85 miles for 20:42 pace 5:22\mile.
Garmin: loop two was 3.53 miles for 20:50 pace of 5:53\mile.
USATF has this at 3.38 miles. Calculated paces then are 1-6:07, 2-6:09.

Easy does it is what I am hearing from multiple sources. A more proactive approach to flushing out the legs is probably needed.

Training: am, 40, 11.9 miles in 1:24:20, 7:03 average pace with 2 x 20 at MP

3 comments:

  1. Time to rest up, the work is all behind you now. It's time to bring out the epsom salts, book a massage appointment and get as much sleep as you can.

    Just over a week now, all the best and stay healthy!

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  2. The hour is almost at hand and the hay is in the barn! Looking forward to Boston for you. Seems like all signs are pointing to a great performance!

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  3. did the epsoms today, thanks for the reminder, sleep has been lousy though awaiting the ten day forecast...

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