Week 29: Jul. 15-21

Monday:

  • E-Town
  • 5:16pm
  • AOV3
  • 5mi, 34:15 (6:50)
  • 308′
  • Loosening up the ankle

Tuesday:

  • Lake Placid
  • 2:32pm
  • AOV3
  • 6.2mi, 44:35 (7:14)
  • 804′
  • Floating thru the crowds

Wednesday:

  • Blueberry Trails
  • 12:33pm
  • ALP3
  • 5.9mi, 48:14 (8:11)
  • 1,716′
  • Rainy and humid!, strong climbing

Thursday:

  • Blueberry Trails
  • 3:49pm
  • AK1.5
  • 7.2mi, 57:18 (7:55)
  • 1,234′
  • Monitoring ankle

Friday:

  • Blueberry Trails
  • 6:33pm
  • AK1.5
  • 2.3mi, 24:35 (10:52)
  • 463′
  • Practicing trekking poles

Week 28: Jul. 8-14

Monday:

  • Blueberry Trails
  • 5:03pm
  • AS3.5
  • 5mi, 41:12 (8:14)
  • 712′
  • Back in focus, easy run
  • SAM 1

Tuesday:

  • Blueberry + Roads
  • 10:06am
  • AS3.5
  • 5mi, 39:35 (7:55)
  • 645′
  • Hot, just floated
  • CORE 1
  • XT – Bike: 17.3mi, 58:17, 17.8mph, 133 HR

Wednesday (L – Long Run Surges):

  • Jay Mtn. Rd.
  • 10:21am
  • AS3.5
  • 13mi, 1:31:30 (7:02)
  • 2,083′
  • Hot and exposed, difficult run!
  • SAM 2
  • XT – Bike: 11.9mi, 39:05, 18.3mph

Thursday:

  • Hurricane Mtn.
  • 4:12pm
  • AS3.5
  • 6.1mi, 1:11:13 (11:36)
  • 2,402′
  • Recovery mountain run, smooth!
  • CORE 2
  • XT – Indoor Bike: 30:01, 124 HR

Friday (T – Cruise Intervals):

  • Keene Valley Treadmill
  • 2:51pm
  • AV
  • WU: 1mi, 7:30 (7:30)
  • T: 4.1mi, 24:01 (5:51)
  • CD: 1mi, 7:30 (7:30)
  • Total: 6.1mi
  • HR high, hot/humid in gym!, 5:39 ON’s, 8:00 OFF’s
  • SAM 3

Saturday:

  • Near Giant
  • 1:32pm
  • AS3.5
  • 3mi, 52:37 (17:35)
  • 1,913′
  • Hot and humid, ankle turn!

Sunday:

  • OFF

 

Totals:

  • Run Miles = 38.7mi
  • Run Time = 5h38m
  • Run Vertical = 7,789′
  • XT Time = 2h7m

Notes:

  • A week of heat and humidity. Tired legs. Strong legs. Hoping I can grind next week to a sub-3:05 Sky Race! Onwards.

Week 27: Jul. 1-7

Monday (H – ANGER):

  • Mountain Springs Dirt Reps
  • Mtn. Springs Rd.
  • 6:34pm
  • AO2.5
  • WU: 1mi, 8:08 (8:07)
  • H: 7.1mi, 46:43 (6:34)
  • CD: 1mi, 8:19 (8:17)
  • Total: 9.1mi
  • 1,171′
  • 1mi hard up + jog-downs, got my mojo back

Tuesday:

  • Floodwood Dirt Road
  • Floodwood Rd.
  • 1:57pm
  • ALP3
  • 10mi, 1:13:01 (7:18)
  • 600′
  • Warm, secluded dirt roads

Wednesday:

  • (3 Runs)
  • JMR + Styles Brook + Bronson Way
  • AS3.5
  • 11.2mi + 4mi + 2.9mi
  • Total: 18.1mi
  • Hot and humid!, last run was the best

Thursday:

  • Lake Rd.
  • Lake Rd.
  • 3:15pm
  • AOV3
  • 8.3mi, 1:04:50 (7:49)
  • 971′
  • Hot and humid!, still a little sluggish

Friday:

  • Awful Running!
  • Treadmill in KV and Wilmington
  • 2:37pm
  • AO2.5
  • Total: 5.4mi
  • Felt like shit!

Saturday:

  • OFF

Sunday:

  • OFF

 

Totals:

  • Run Miles = 50.9mi
  • Run Time = 6h24m
  • Run Vertical = 6,742′
  • XT Time = 0h0m

Notes:

  • A week of lethargy. Took Saturday and Sunday off. Re-outlined my training program and am gonna focus on proper recovery runs, proper sleep, and making sure I’m getting enough iron and vitamin B12. Onwards to a new plan.