Training Log: roar
In the last 7 days:
|activity|| # ||time||miles||km||+m|
| ||Mountain Run||1|| 2:17:17|| 12.48||(11:00)|| 20.08||(6:50)|| 653|
| ||Running||3|| 1:57:25|| 11.54||(10:10)|| 18.58||(6:19)|| 317|
| ||Orienteering||1|| 24:33|| 2.78||(8:49)|| 4.48||(5:29)|| 63||11 /||12c||91%|
| ||Total||4|| 4:39:15|| 26.81||(10:25)|| 43.14||(6:28)|| 1033||11 /||12c||91%|
| ||[1-5]||4|| 3:54:25|
Driving home from the event in the heavy rain with sun blinding me in the rear-view mirror.
This had the interesting effect of a lot rainbows. One of which obscured my vision for a while, and another I saw a reflection of!
Running warm up/down 5:31 0.92 km (6:00 / km) +14m 5:35 / km
ahr:148 max:163 shoes: VJ Integrators
Did a little lap around. I have a suspicion that my HR monitor is taking its time at getting my HR right to start with.
Orienteering race 24:33 4.48 km (5:29 / km) +63m 5:07 / km
ahr:168 max:180 spiked:11/12c shoes: VJ Integrators
FVO WEE series in Falkirk.
This week there was nothing holding me back so I ran pretty fast. Was nice to let loose a little. Orienteered really well for the most part and was really happy with how I was running too. Missed 10 slightly from not paying enough attention in the circle. Last uphill to the finish was sore.
Running warm up/down 8:24 1.27 km (6:36 / km) +27m 5:58 / km
ahr:119 max:156 shoes: VJ Integrators
More little bit of jogging to try and make the calves be not quite so tight.
Running warm up/down 13:40 2.55 km (5:21 / km) +39m 4:58 / km
ahr:126 max:172 shoes: Asics Gel 1170
Jog over to DVC and then up the the top of the bog/bottom of the path under the crags.
Running intervals 34:31 3.97 km (8:42 / km) +48m 8:12 / km
ahr:129 max:174 shoes: Asics Gel 1170
8x1min hill reps, with long rest, about 3 mins. More of a fun session than anything and it was that. Felt it near the end but felt like I was running really well which was nice. Sun was out too!
Running warm up/down 14:24 2.56 km (5:38 / km) +28m 5:20 / km
ahr:141 max:163 shoes: Asics Gel 1170
jog back home
Running 40:55 7.31 km (5:36 / km) +161m 5:03 / km
ahr:144 max:184 shoes: Asics Gel 1170
TLDR: I am mentally tired which is bad because I have an exam on Friday.
So I managed to pry myself off my chair today to get up for a run (Many thanks to Gina for making me). I really didn't want to beforehand, then again I didn't want to study either. Sun was out so it seemed like it might be nice. Got outside and never really started to feel better about running. Sun went away, it got windy and started raining. Was running slowly along the meadows and my HR was reading 172. Just wasn't feeling it. So I continued. Went over to Arthur's seat and along the top of the crags. Here I was buffeted by rain and wind. Seemed like to much effort to feel it though so I just didn't bother. Just ran along, feeling oddly separated from the world around me. Tried running fast down a slippery hill but was still altogether nonchalant about the whoie thing. Next I decided to try a classic Colm Hill approach, run up a hill. I perceived myself to run up this hill all too well and got annoyed that maybe Colm had been right, which was unhelpful. Now it was time for me to be heading towards home and I was thinking about how much training I should do, considering I have 2 exams coming up, on Friday and the Friday after. I feel like I am actually in a relatively good place for me fitness wise (better IOC results than when I lived in Sweden!), and I guess two weeks taking it a bit easy won't be too bad, but I don't really want that. At the same time I find it can be mentally taxing to get myself out for a run, and maybe I need to save up on mental strength for studying etc. Maybe I should be worrying about what I want to do for a job too. Effort of having no summer holidays. By this stage I was home, and wanted to just spend my evening doing nothing.
Had a can of coke and dinner and now I feel much better! Also my SportsTracks TRIMP is now back over 100 after yesterday :)
Mountain Run long 2:17:17 20.08 km (6:50 / km) +653m 5:53 / km
ahr:152 max:172 shoes: Salomon speed cross 2
Long run in the Pentlands. Drove out to Carlops today. Went up East Cairn, and then West Cairn. Apparently the body was a bit tired and I was sore on the hills. Saw someone at the top of East Cairn out for a run wearing shorts, the brave soul. They may also have been wearing a Scottish Orienteering buff but it was hard to tell through my rain covered glasses...
Nice long run though and I got to spend the afternoon doing lots of sitting, which I like.
- May 31 [1w, 6d]: Y - Pre-Shamrock Sprint-O, Ross Castle + Island
- Jun 1 [2w, 0d]: Y! - Shamrock O Ringen 2013
- Jul 6 [7w, 0d]: ? - WOC 2013 Vuokatti, Finland
- Feb 13, 2050 [1,917w, 1d]:
- Dec 31, 2050 [1,963w, 0d]:
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