Archive for February, 2008

Chance For An Extra Easy Run

Today, February 29th, is that weird extra day that comes around once every four years. Why not make the most of it and boost your monthly mileage total? With a 5k planned for Saturday morning, I decided on a nice easy early morning run to give myself at least 24 hours to recover and prepare […]

6 Minute Repeats And The End Of Strendurance Level A

A moderate 52 minute run tonight. With a possible (probable) 5k race to run on Saturday, I didn’t want to do anything too strenuous this evening, but at the same time I also wanted to add some quality to the workout. I ended up jogging for 10 minutes as a warm up before running 5 […]

World Media Run: And The Winner Is….

Last Friday I took part in the first ever World Media Run – a 5k race to benefit Special Olympics. The real race took place in Miami, Florida, but virtual runners were also allowed to participate by submitting their own times from races around the globe. I ran a lonely 5k time trial on February […]

Mile Repeats With The 10k Strength Builder

Time for another 10k Strength Builder treadmill workout tonight. My legs still felt a little stiff from a tough Friday, Saturday, Sunday, so I decided to back off slightly from last week’s base pace and maximum speed and perform the workout at a more moderate intensity. If you’re as fast as a couple of runners […]

Bike, Run: Repeat Three Times

Nice solid hour of training tonight – 10 minutes on the bike trainer, followed by 10 minutes on the treadmill, repeated 3 times with no rest interval. I made each 10 minute period slightly more intense than the previous one (harder gear on the bike and faster speed on the treadmill) and by the end […]