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Discussion: back on the dirt

in: PatrickGarcia; PatrickGarcia > 2016-03-03

Mar 3, 2016 3:56 PM # 
Grandpa Jameson:
switching up your training a bit?
Mar 3, 2016 3:57 PM # 
Grandpa Jameson:
wait... that was on the road. any traffic that early?
Mar 3, 2016 6:12 PM # 
Ha, ran the dirt (with patches of ice) last night, and the road in the AM. We're sort of on a rotating schedule with Thursdays and every 3rd is a hill repeat workout. Traffic is generally minimal that early, just a few cars, one bike, and one crazy kid on a longboard.

I'm in the beginning stages of switching it up in regards to road/dirt, made easier by the weather. I want to run 2:55 at Colfax, but that race is specific to simply gaining speed to be able to run fast at North Fork 4 weeks later. So, I'll add more trail days and rotate my long run to include trails as well the further along I get. Planning on doing 16-18 on Green this Saturday, then back to the road next Sat. Also adding the bike a bit this week, riding Sunday AM and going down to Oil Well flats next Sunday so long as we don't get a bunch of snow.

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