Week 31: Jul. 30 – Aug. 5

Monday:

  • Easy Cruiser in Sunlight
  • Thru Hudson and Back
  • AOV3
  • 11:30am
  • sunny, felt good
  • 5mi, 36:28 (7:17)
  • 220′
  • H/G

Tuesday:

  • Finally Back in the Backyard
  • Spicer Lake
  • AS3
  • 2:10pm
  • decent run, getting stronger?
  • 5mi, 43:38 (8:43)
  • 361′
  • 4x30sec strides
  • Rehab, THA
  • Bike: 16.6mi, 50:49, 19.6mph

Wednesday (L – DOOMSLAYER):

  • Back at Bendix
  • Bendix Woods
  • AS3
  • 12:07pm
  • hip feeling better!, humid
  • 13mi, 1:58:44 (9:08)
  • 1,371′
  • H/G

Thursday:

  • Zigler St. Hood Loop
  • Town Loop
  • AOV3, BF
  • 8:56am
  • humid, stride is coming back
  • 6mi, 46:10 (7:41)
  • 285′
  • 6x30sec strides
  • Rehab, YB7
  • Indoor Bike: 30:01

Friday (T – BROKEN PROMISES):

  • Easy Cruise Intervals
  • Olive Track and Town
  • AO2.5
  • 8:10am
  • fitness feels solid, hip acted up during 2nd rep
  • WU: 1mi, 7:51 (7:51)
  • T: 3.9mi, 24:01 (6:08)
  • CD: 1mi, 8:37 (8:35)
  • H/G

Saturday:

  • Loop from Buckland’s past Beer + Coffee
  • Sawyer Loop
  • AOV3
  • 6:53pm
  • after work, hip = better
  • 6mi, 43:30 (7:15)
  • 226′
  • 4x30sec strides
  • Rehab, THA
  • Bike: 12.1mi, 36:56, 19.7mph

Sunday (M – Medium Long Run):

  • Roads/Trails – Med. Long
  • Roads and Dunes
  • AS3
  • 7:00pm
  • felt great, inspired!
  • 9mi, 1:09:53 (7:45)
  • 545′
  • H/G

Totals:

  • Run Miles = 51.5mi
  • Run Time = 6h54m
  • Run Vert. = 3,173′
  • XT Time = 1h57m46s

Notes:

  • Good start to the New Me. New mindset and focus…an upcoming race will do that to ya. Onwards.

Week 30: Jul. 23-29

Monday:

  • Marcy in the Rain
  • Mt. Marcy
  • AS3
  • 9:19am
  • Steady up, slow descent because rain!
  • 14.4mi, 3:46:47 (15:40)
  • 5,522′

Tuesday:

  • SCARFACE
  • Scarface Mtn.
  • ALP3
  • 10:15am
  • Faster climb, ankle roll + toe jam!
  • 7mi, 1:16:00 (10:44)
  • 1,839′

Wednesday:

  • OFF

Thursday:

  • Bike: 38.7mi, 2:02:16, 19mph

Friday:

  • OFF

Saturday:

  • Bike: 20.2mi, 59:53, 20.3mph

Sunday:

  • 1000N Trot
  • 1000N Block (CCW)
  • AO2.5
  • 10:24am
  • Trotted!
  • 4.4mi, 34:08 (7:45)
  • 240′

Totals:

  • Run Miles = 25.9mi
  • Run Vert. = 7,598′
  • Run Time = 5h36m
  • XT Time = 3h2m9s

Notes:

  • Thought I broke my left toe/foot due to how many times I jammed it on a boulder on consecutive outings. The swelling eventually decreased but I couldn’t run on it. Made it back home for the time being. Time to get in shape for TNFWI. Onwards.

Week 29: Jul. 16-22

Monday:

  • Scarface Approach
  • Scarface Trail
  • ALP3
  • 4:50pm
  • Black flies turned me back
  • 5mi, 49:50 (9:57)
  • 879′
  • Bike: 47.8mi, 2:46:56, 17.2mph

Tuesday:

  • Scarface Lap
  • Scarface Mtn.
  • ALP3
  • 8:29am
  • Incredibly fun effort
  • 7.1mi, 1:18:36 (10:59)
  • 1,841′
  • Baker Round-Trip
  • Baker Mtn.
  • ALP3
  • 1:31pm
  • Post-rain slickfest
  • 1.6mi, 27:05 (15:57)
  • 853′

Wednesday:

  • Mt. Marcy Round Trip!!!
  • Mt. Marcy
  • ALP3
  • 8:22am
  • Steady and strong!
  • 14.3mi, 2:57:11 (12:19)
  • 4,291′

Thursday:

  • Morning Summit of Haystack Mtn.
  • Haystack Mtn.
  • ALP3
  • 8:02am
  • Lower extremities hurt!
  • 6.5mi, 1:19:54 (12:17)
  • 2,026′
  • Bike: 38.2mi, 2:04:08, 18.5mph

Friday:

  • Giant Mtn. +
  • Giant Mtn.
  • AS3
  • 8:22am
  • Steep, gorgeous day!
  • 7mi, 2:09:38 (18:29)
  • 4,196′

Saturday:

  • Whiteface Hike w/Greg T.
  • Whiteface Mtn.
  • AS3
  • 9:07am
  • Hiked w/Greg T.
  • 7.9mi, 2:55:04 (22:08)
  • 3,465′

Sunday:

  • OFF

Totals:

  • Run Miles = 49.6mi
  • Run Vert. = 17,546′
  • Run Time = 11h57m
  • XT Time = 4h51m4s

Notes:

  • Tons of vertical. Tons of fun. I love the ADKs! I live for this shit! Onwards!

Week 28: Jul. 9-15

Monday:

  • Good
  • BCA to 900N
  • AOV3
  • 9:51am
  • Best hip test!
  • 3mi, 24:12 (8:03)
  • 157′
  • Bike: 37.5mi, 1:58:38, 19mph

Tuesday:

  • Chi. Tr. Block
  • Ch. Tr. Block
  • AOV3
  • 10:03am
  • Sunny, felt good
  • 3.6mi, 30:18 (8:12)
  • 98′
  • Rehab, THA
  • Bike: 7.9mi, 25:21, 18.9mph
  • Bike: 17.8mi, 1:05:12, 16.4mph

Wednesday:

  • Healthy Trot
  • 900N and Back
  • AOV3
  • 8:36am
  • Sunny, pleasant
  • 4mi, 31:46 (7:56)
  • 272′
  • H/G
  • Bike: 18.8mi, 59:54, 18.9mph

Thursday:

  • Feeling Better Every Day
  • Hudson Block
  • AOV3
  • 9:00am
  • Smooth striding
  • 3.3mi, 26:09 (7:55)
  • 112′
  • Rehab, YB7

Friday:

  • Thru Hudson
  • Through Hudson Lake
  • AOV3
  • 8:43am
  • Felt decent
  • 4.6mi, 36:14 (7:52)
  • 184′
  • Bike: 18.1mi. 56:57, 19.2mph

Saturday:

  • OFF

Sunday:

  • Easy Haystack Lap
  • Haystack Mtn.
  • ALP3
  • 2:58pm
  • Post-drive, low on fuel
  • 6.5mi, 1:20:59 (12:27)
  • 1,854′

Totals:

  • Run Miles = 25.1mi
  • Run Vert. = 2,677′
  • Run Time = 3h49m
  • XT Time = 5h26m2s

Notes:

  • Slowly began to trot this week. Hip is feeling better every day. Off to the ADKs for two weeks, my future home. Onwards.

Week 27: Jul. 2-8

Monday:

  • Playing at the Dunes b4 Work
  • Warren Dunes
  • VFF
  • 12:39pm
  • Movement
  • 4mi, 52:04 (12:52)
  • 817′

Tuesday:

  • Hot Sand
  • Warren Dunes
  • VFF
  • 1:09pm
  • Hot sun
  • 3.5mi, 46:18 (13:05)
  • 948′

Wednesday:

  • Bike: 19.2mi, 1:01:08, 18.9mph
  • Bike: 22.6mi, 1:09:12, 19.7mph

Thursday:

  • Bike: 42.6mi, 2:16:06, 18.8mph

Friday:

  • Bike: 22mi, 1:11:35, 18.5mph

Saturday:

  • OFF

Sunday:

  • OFF

Totals:

  • Run Miles = 7.5mi
  • Run Time = 1h38m
  • Run Vert. = 1,765′
  • XT Time = 5h38m1s

Notes:

  • Decent week. Gonna try to run tomorrow. Onwards.