Sunday, October 28, 2018

A hundred plus mile week!

There haven't been and won't be too many weeks where I would have run more than 100 miles in a week so I wanted to make a note of this week when I ran 102.3 miles in 14hours and 24 minutes and 106.6 miles in a 7 day stretch!

Oct 22-28 2018


For 7 days from Oct 23-29 2018




Total miles for October, 2018 = 366 or 82.7 miles/week.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Rewards of pacing races

Sometimes I wonder if it's worth the effort of pacing races. Why don't I just worry about my own goal races? Then I see notes like this...


More positivity in the week after pacing at the Detroit Half. I’ve wanted to run the full for a while. I wasn’t in shape to pace a full but took the opportunity to pace the half. I’ll be back for the full someday. It was a chilly (30F wind chill) and windy day. I felt good about this one because I had a solid pack of about 20 for the most part, and some through to the finish. Always feels good to make a difference to folks banking on you. Doesn’t hurt to hit your time to within 10 seconds!

Reading race reports like this where you've made a difference adds to the rewards of pacing: this: https://www.reddit.com/r/running/comments/9qgajh/detroit_us_12_marathon_first_half_and_feeling/?utm_source=reddit-android



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