Week 23: Jun. 3-9

Monday:

  • Trot b4 Heading to Harvard
  • Roscoe Rd.
  • 1:08pm
  • AOV3
  • 4mi, 31:30 (7:53)
  • 434′
  • Sore trot b4 Kevin Morby
  • 4x30sec strides

Tuesday (T – RETRIBUTION):

  • Tempo on Harvard Track
  • Harvard University
  • 11:42am
  • AER
  • WU: 0.5mi 4:13 (8:23)
  • T: 3.1mi, 17:04 (5:28)
  • CD: 0.5mi, 3:56 (7:47)
  • Total: 4.1mi
  • Smooth and bouncy!

Wednesday:

  • Mirror Lake Run
  • Mirror Lake
  • 1:17pm
  • AOV3
  • 4.1mi, 29:34 (7:09)
  • 243′
  • Crisp and easy
  • SAM 2
  • SAM 1

Thursday:

  • Easy Run at Home on the Trails
  • Blueberry Trails
  • 4:42pm
  • ALP3
  • 4mi, 34:47 (8:36)
  • 725′
  • Warm and steady
  • CORE 2
  • CORE 1

Friday:

  • Bronson Up/Down
  • Bronson Way
  • 4:41pm
  • AS3
  • 3.9mi, 28:37 (7:19)
  • 653′
  • Warm and sunny, smooth up
  • SAM 3

Saturday:

  • Pre-Race Clarity
  • L.P. Track + Town
  • 2:44pm
  • AOV3
  • 4.1mi, 29:02 (7:04)
  • 236′
  • Warm, concentration
  • 4x30sec strides
  • CORE 3

Sunday (R – LAKE PLACID MARATHON)

  • Lake Placid Marathon
  • Lake Placid Marathon
  • 8:00am
  • AER
  • 26.4mi, 2:58:52 (6:47)
  • 1,539′
  • Awful, grinded just to finish, 1:17/1:41

 

Totals:

  • Run Miles = 51.7mi
  • Run Time = 6h6m
  • Run Vertical = 4,121′
  • XT Time = 0h0m

Notes:

  • Terrible race. Onwards to the mountains.

Week 22: May 27 – Jun. 2

Monday (T – YOGI BOREALIS):

  • Easy Tempo Part 1 + 2
  • L.P. Treadmill
  • 5:55pm
  • AO2.5
  • WU: 0.5mi, 3:45 (7:30)
  • T1: 3mi, 17:07 (5:42)
  • rec.: 0.6mi, 5:00 (8:00)
  • T2: 1.9mi, 10:19 (5:26)
  • Total: 6mi
  • Felt tired, need more sleep, went home

Tuesday:

  • Let it Rain
  • Blueberry Trails
  • 11:32am
  • AO2.5
  • 7mi, 1:02:54 (8:59)
  • 1,348′
  • Low energy then finished strong, 10h sleep!
  • 4x30sec strides
  • CORE 4
  • SAM 1
  • XT – Indoor Bike: 30:01, 123 HR

Wednesday (L – DELUSION):

  • Jay Mtn. Rd. via Blood Hill
  • Jay Mtn. Rd.
  • 11:27am
  • AS3.5
  • 21.1mi, 2:44:24 (7:47)
  • 3,238′
  • Flow!, easy then strong!

Thursday:

  • Recovery Trot at Blueberry
  • Blueberry Trails
  • 3:52pm
  • AS3
  • 7mi, 1:03:27 (9:04)
  • 1,086′
  • Very slow, humid
  • CORE 5
  • SAM 2
  • XT – Indoor Bike: 30:01, 122 HR

Friday:

  • Pre-Race Dirt Session
  • Ray Woods + Steele Woods
  • 4:13pm
  • ALP3
  • 8mi, 1:01:28 (7:41)
  • 761′
  • Dirt cushion, pre-race
  • SAM 3

Saturday (R – GREAT ADK TRAIL RUN):

  • Great ADK Trail Run
  • GATR!
  • 9:48am
  • AS3.5
  • 10.9mi, 1:44:53 (9:36)
  • 3,383′
  • BOOM!, 2nd place by 31sec, 4:57 downhill mile

Sunday:

  • Flat. Dirt.
  • Steele Woods
  • 5:05pm
  • AOV3
  • 8mi, 1:00:28 (7:34)
  • 761′
  • Loosened the legs
  • 4x30sec strides
  • CORE 6
  • XT – Indoor Bike: 30:03, 119 HR

 

Totals:

  • Run Miles = 69mi
  • Run Time = 9h22m
  • Run Vertical = 10,751′
  • XT Time = 1h30m

Notes:

  • Healthy and fit. Great showing at the GATR. Now, time for a road race. Onwards.

 

Week 21: May 20-26

Monday (H – ANGER):

  • OHLO – Patience n Rhythm
  • Owl’s Head Lookout
  • 6:01pm
  • AS3.5
  • WU: 0.5mi, 5:06 (10:05)
  • H: 4.9mi, 50:28 (10:17)
  • CD: 0.5mi, 3:53 (7:42)
  • Total: 5.9mi
  • 1,312′
  • So smooth, patient climb
  • SAM 1

Tuesday:

  • Shuffle Along the Boquet
  • Boquet River
  • 11:36am
  • AOV3
  • 7mi, 50:15 (7:11)
  • 617′
  • Easy shuffle on flat ground
  • 4x30sec strides
  • CORE 1
  • XT – Indoor Bike: 30:01, 124 HR

Wednesday (L – CLOSURE):

  • Camel’s Hump – Waterbury, VT
  • Camel’s Hump – VT
  • 10:22am
  • AS3
  • 15.3mi, 3:20:53 (13:09)
  • 5,518′
  • Gnarly route, hot, snow up high
  • SAM 2

Thursday:

  • Jay Mtn.
  • Jay Mtn.
  • 4:09pm
  • AS3
  • 7mi, 1:27:39 (12:31)
  • 2,628′
  • Such an amazing route!, rainy
  • CORE 2
  • XT – Indoor Bike: 30:11, 125 HR

Friday (T – BROKEN PROMISES):

  • Cruise Intervals in L.P.
  • L.P. Treadmill
  • 3:51pm
  • AER
  • WU: 1mi, 7:30 (7:30)
  • T: 5.3mi, 30:00 (5:40)
  • CD: 1mi, 7:30 (7:30)
  • Total: 7.3mi
  • Sweaty and rusty!
  • SAM 3

Saturday:

  • Break from Work
  • Blueberry Trails
  • 2:02pm
  • AS3
  • 7mi, 59:07 (8:27)
  • 1,115′
  • Easy recovery, break from work
  • CORE 3

Sunday (M – MEDIUM LONG RUN):

  • Good End to Week
  • Blueberry Trails
  • 5:53pm
  • ALP3
  • 11mi, 1:34:46 (8:37)
  • 1,895′
  • Solid work!
  • 4x30sec strides
  • XT – Indoor Bike: 30:02, 125 HR

 

Totals:

  • Run Miles = 61.5mi
  • Run Time = 10h5m
  • Run Vertical = 13,320′
  • XT Time = 1h30m

Notes:

  • What a good week. Feeling strong and worked. Climbing ain’t easy! Onwards to more training.

Week 20: May 13-19

Monday (H – RAGE):

  • DOUBLE BAXTER in Rain
  • Baxter Mtn.
  • 5:07pm
  • AS3
  • WU: 0.5mi, 3:43 (7:22)
  • H: 5.1mi, 51:01 (10:03)
  • CD: 0.5mi, 3:52 (7:42)
  • Total: 6.1mi
  • 1,775′
  • Hard but consisent
  • SAM 1

Tuesday:

  • Whitney Recovery
  • Mt. Whitney Way
  • 3:36pm
  • AOV3
  • 6mi, 41:18 (6:53)
  • 502′
  • Dirt road running
  • 4x30sec strides
  • CORE 4
  • XT – Indoor Bike: 30:01, 126 HR

Wednesday (L – BROTHER BENJAMIN):

  • GATR Course Preview+
  • GATR+
  • 11:24am
  • AS3.5
  • 15mi, 2:44:13 (10:57)
  • 3,671′
  • Technical and snow/mud!
  • SAM 2

Thursday (L – BROTHER HEZEKIAH):

  • Jay Mtn. Rd.
  • Jay Mtn. Rd.
  • 3:54pm
  • ALP3
  • 15mi, 1:57:04 (7:48)
  • 2,469′
  • Took it easy, such seclusion!
  • CORE 5
  • XT – Indoor Bike: 36:30, 119 HR

Friday:

  • Hemlock – Ridge – Joel’s
  • Blueberry Trails
  • 4:01pm
  • ALP3
  • 6mi, 53:30 (8:54)
  • 1,079′
  • Sunny!
  • SAM 3

Saturday:

  • Lil Break from Work
  • Hulls Falls Rd.
  • 2:46pm
  • AER
  • 6mi, 42:38 (7:06)
  • 446′
  • Nice to get a break from work
  • CORE 6
  • XT – Indoor Bike: 30:01, 123 HR

Sunday:

  • Hurricane Lap!
  • Hurricane Mtn.
  • 3:03pm
  • AS3.5
  • 6mi, 1:09:15 (11:16)
  • 2,172′
  • Steady up, hard down
  • 4x30sec strides

 

Totals:

  • Run Miles = 61.2mi
  • Run Time = 9h14m
  • Run Vertical = 12,274′
  • XT Time = 1h37m

Notes:

  • A great week, indeed. I am feeling fit. Onwards.

Week 19: May 6-12

Monday:

  • Owl Head L.O.
  • Owl Head Lookout
  • 4:22pm
  • AS3
  • 5mi, 53:19 (10:45)
  • 1,335′
  • Smooth and focused, Day 1
  • 4x30sec strides
  • SAM 1

Tuesday:

  • Rain Dance in Backyard
  • Blueberry Trails
  • 10:36am
  • AS3
  • 5mi, 44:00 (8:48)
  • 1,030′
  • Rainy and smooth, only 1 hike
  • CORE 1
  • XT – Indoor Bike: 30:01, 127 HR

Wednesday (L – DOOMSLAYER)

  • River Rd. Long Run
  • River Rd.
  • 2:19pm
  • AO2.5
  • 13mi, 1:23:18 (6:24)
  • 807′
  • Smooth but HR higher than optimal
  • SAM 2

Thursday:

  • Sorta Sore from Roads
  • Blueberry Trails
  • 5:01pm
  • AS3
  • 6mi, 49:35 (8:15)
  • 1,027′
  • Stiff, quiet trails
  • CORE 2
  • XT – Indoor Bike: 30:00, 128 HR

Friday (V – DYSTOPIA):

  • Treadmill Session
  • Lake Placid Treadmill
  • 5:01pm
  • AV
  • WU: 0.5mi, 3:45 (7:30)
  • V: 5.2mi, 31:30 (6:02)
  • CD: 0.5mi, 3:45 (7:30)
  • Total: 6.2mi
  • Stiff and rusty, little sore, ONs @5:39/5:12, all OFFs @8:00
  • SAM 3

Saturday:

  • Quick Break from Work!
  • Keene
  • 3:12pm
  • AOV3
  • 6mi, 41:52 (7:00)
  • 558′
  • Windy and calm, got out of work
  • CORE 3
  • XT – Indoor Bike: 30:01, 127 HR

Sunday (M – MEDIUM LONG RUN):

  • Medium Long behind the House
  • Blueberry Trails
  • 4:50pm
  • AS3
  • 9mi, 1:15:41 (8:25)
  • 1,916′
  • Strong 2nd half
  • 4x30sec strides

 

Totals:

  • Run Miles = 51.2mi
  • Run Time = 6h35m
  • Run Vertical = 6,785′
  • XT Time = 1h30m

Notes:

  • Back at it. Lots of work to do but this was a good week. Onwards.

Week 18: Apr. 29 – May 5

Monday:

  • Bald Peak Round-Trip!
  • Bald Peak
  • 3:34pm
  • AS3
  • 7.3mi, 1:46:51 (14:34)
  • 3,386′
  • Amazing views!, chilly

Tuesday:

  • Noonmark and Round Mtn. Loop
  • Noonmark + Round
  • 12:34pm
  • AS3
  • 6.6mi, 2:04:55 (18:57)
  • 3,317′
  • Wet, w/Hannah

Wednesday:

  • OFF

Thursday:

  • Joel’s Trail!!!
  • Blueberry Trails
  • 4:59pm
  • AS3
  • 5.6mi, 48:16 (8:42)
  • 1,191′
  • New trails!, so grateful

Friday:

  • Pure Bliss in the Backyard
  • Blueberry Trails
  • 5:11pm
  • AS3
  • 6.7mi, 55:42 (8:18)
  • 1,083′
  • Straight flow today

Saturday:

  • OFF

Sunday:

  • Last Easy Run b4 New Training Block
  • Blueberry Trails
  • 5:44pm
  • AS3
  • 5.8mi, 46:11 (7:57)
  • 925′
  • Warmer today!

 

Totals:

  • Run Miles = 32mi
  • Run Time = 6h21m
  • Run Vertical = 9,902′
  • XT Time = 0h0m

Notes:

  • Last week of building. I have a solid base. Now, it’s GO TIME. The cycle begins! Onwards!

Week 17: Apr. 22-28

Monday:

  • Hurricane Dance
  • Hurricane Mtn.
  • 4:16pm
  • AS3
  • 6.2mi, 1:18:55 (12:49)
  • 2,280′
  • Sunny, saw Jan

Tuesday:

  • Hurricane Again
  • Hurricane Mtn.
  • 10:15am
  • AS3
  • 6.2mi, 1:21:35 (13:07)
  • 2,182′
  • Dancing steady

Wednesday:

  • OFF

Thursday:

  • Owl Head Lookout and Lean-to
  • Owl Lookout + Lean-to
  • AS3
  • 4:47pm
  • 6.6mi, 1:14:xx
  • 1,873′
  • Sunny and technical

Friday:

  • Amazing Rainy Run!
  • Blueberry Trails
  • 5:06pm
  • AS3
  • 5.6mi, 50:39 (9:02)
  • 1,078′
  • Rainy and rhythmic

Saturday:

  • OFF

Sunday:

  • Hurricane Hustlin’
  • Hurricane Mtn.
  • 5:20pm
  • AS3
  • 6.3mi, 1:14:21 (11:54)
  • 2,234′
  • Perfect effort, downhill was amazing

 

Totals:

  • Run Miles = 30.8mi
  • Run Time = 5h59m
  • Run Vertical = 9,646′
  • XT Time = 0h0m

Notes:

  • A week of getting vertical. Nice to climb and descend on somewhat dry trails. Descending is getting better! Onwards.