Week 2: Jan. 8-14

Monday:

  • Rolling Prairie
  • Rolling Prairie Rollers (NB) + 600N, back
  • AOV3
  • 9:47am
  • Slushy, 33F, tossed in 5x uphills
  • 5mi, 35:08 (7:01), 18:35 out and 17:21 back
  • 424′
  • Hip/Glute

Tuesday:

  • Galien Countryside
  • Galien-Buchanan Block from the Legion
  • AOV3
  • 11:14am
  • Felt tight, added in 5x strides
  • 5mi, 35:14 (7:03)
  • 289′
  • Rehab, YB7
  • Nordic Ski: 6.3mi, 1:08:20, 5.6mph, 143 HR

Wednesday (L – Brother Benjamin):

  • Brother Benjamin
  • Wee Care, Bendix, home
  • ALP3
  • 8:39am
  • Black ice on roads, trails = snowy slog, monitoring shins
  • 14mi, 2:01:15 (8:40), 1:03:17 out and 1:00:00 back
  • 1,211′
  • Hip/Glute

Thursday (L – Brother Hezekiah):

  • Brother Hezekiah
  • Olive Chapel, BWTR Course, back
  • ALP3
  • 10:01am
  • Snowmelt = icy creek trails, BWTR course in 1:19:39
  • 14mi, 1:56:38 (8:20)
  • 1,703′
  • Rehab, THA
  • Indoor Bike: 25:01, 128 HR

Friday:

  • Arctic Wind
  • BCA, 900N, back
  • AOV3
  • 10:06am
  • 22mph wind via N, ice rink, 5x downhills
  • 5mi, 36:30 (7:18)
  • 617′
  • Hip/Glute

Saturday (V – Dystopia):

  • Dystopia: Half-Time Fartlek 🔥
  • Olive Track and Bourissa
  • AS3, AGDD4
  • 8:43am
  • Snow = shoveled off, paces = 5:39/8:33, 5:36/8:01, 5:38/8:18, 5:09/8:10, 5:10/8:41, 4:59/8:44
  • WU: 0.5mi, 4:23 (8:41), V: 5mi, 31:30 (6:12), CD: 0.5mi, 4:45 (9:28)…= 6mi
  • 134′
  • Rehab, YB7
  • Indoor Bike: 20:01, 126 HR

Sunday:

  • Recovery
  • To Spicer and back
  • ALP3
  • 9:47am
  • Sore calves, smooth stride, cold
  • 6mi, 45:51 (7:38), 23:00 out and 22:52 back
  • 358′
  • Hip/Glute

Totals:

  • Run Miles = 55.1mi
  • Run Time = 7h11m
  • Run Vert. = 4,734′
  • XT Time = 1h53m22s

Notes:

  • Week 2 was solid. Just a damn good week. Consistent. Saturday’s track session was perfect, considering the conditions and my lack of recent track experience. Both Long Runs were good strength-builders on snowy trails. Getting fitter and healthier. Onwards, I go!

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