Archive for August, 2007

Week 8 – Key Run Workout #2

With less than 72 hours until the Rock ‘n’ Roll 1/2 Marathon I must admit I was looking forward to getting this workout out of the way and then enjoying my 2 day race taper. The plan was to run 2 easy miles, followed by 3 miles @ ST (short tempo) pace, with an easy […]


Virginia Beach Rock ‘n’ Roll 1/2 Marathon Virtual Tour

Found a pretty cool virtual tour of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon course taking place in Virginia Beach, VA this coming Sunday. RaceRoute.com develops and produces quality DVDs to help athletes prepare for race events. Their site features virtual tours of many marathons, half-marathons, 10k’s, 5k’s and even triathlons. All of the RouteTours blend […]


Week 8 – Key Run Workout #1

Week 8 began with the usual track workout. The only problem tonight was the local high school track is being resurfaced, so I had to settle for a straight stretch of path to run my 400m repeats. The weather was a fraction cooler than previous weeks, but still hot and quite humid. I also wasn’t […]


Week 7 – Key Run Workout #3

The end of Week 7 called for a long run of 13 miles @ PMP + 15secs/mile, but seeing as though I’m running the Rock’n’Roll Half Marathon next weekend (which just happens to be 13.1 miles), I decided to do a little more this week and cut back next week instead. I hoped to run […]


Week 7 – Key Run Workout #2

Finally, with overcast conditions and slightly cooler temperatures, I hit my goal for tonight’s Long Tempo run. The plan called for an easy mile, followed by 6 miles at LT pace (6:38 per mile), followed by an easy mile to cool down. It actually felt quite refreshing at only 77°F, but the humidity was still […]