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Training Log Archive: Super

In the 7 days ending Jul 28:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Running3 11:01:12 58.51(11:18) 94.16(7:01) 825
  Total3 11:01:12 58.51(11:18) 94.16(7:01) 825

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Saturday Jul 27 #

9 AM

Running 47:33 [3] 6.78 km (7:01 / km) +79m 6:38 / km
ahr:139 max:164 shoes: Saucony Peregrine ISO blue

Running 50:28 [3] 6.74 km (7:29 / km) +81m 7:04 / km
ahr:130 max:153 shoes: Saucony Peregrine ISO blue

Running 51:42 [3] 6.75 km (7:40 / km) +78m 7:14 / km
ahr:138 max:162 shoes: Saucony Peregrine ISO blue

Running 50:54 [3] 6.72 km (7:34 / km) +78m 7:10 / km
ahr:142 max:167 shoes: Saucony Peregrine ISO blue

Running 49:30 [3] 6.66 km (7:26 / km) +75m 7:03 / km
ahr:147 max:167 shoes: Saucony Peregrine ISO blue

Running 49:03 [3] 6.63 km (7:24 / km) +74m 7:01 / km
ahr:148 max:167 shoes: Saucony Peregrine ISO blue

Running 50:11 [3] 6.7 km (7:29 / km) +76m 7:05 / km
ahr:142 max:166 shoes: Saucony Peregrine ISO blue

Running 50:22 [3] 6.63 km (7:36 / km) +77m 7:11 / km
ahr:143 max:158 shoes: Saucony Peregrine ISO blue

Running 52:46 [3] 6.72 km (7:51 / km) +78m 7:25 / km
ahr:139 max:156 shoes: Saucony Peregrine ISO blue

Running 56:32 [3] 6.75 km (8:23 / km) +75m 7:56 / km
ahr:135 max:155 shoes: Saucony Peregrine ISO blue

Not a whole lot to say about this other than it was really hot out which made it pretty difficult. Being beholden to the gong was challenging too. I think the way to go is to have everything packed and waiting for each lap so you can arrive with just a short break of five minutes or so and take things with you, maybe like a TDF feed bag. Eating on the run at that pace is not a problem. Eating in the TA became increasingly difficult. I enjoyed taking a seat and was able to think about what I wanted at the next break while running the loop, but as the pace slowed I became focussed on that and arrived in the TA with no plans.

Mark and Joany were invaluable in helping me be efficient and keeping me on the clock. That provided things I didn’t think of like salt pills (duh) and potato chips. Also, drinking half a maurten 320 was a lot easier than the whole thing. No nausea at all.

I’m pretty sure if I’d left for the 11th loop I’d have missed the cutoff and I was pretty not interested in that so, satisfied with my day, I stopped after ten. Nearly 68 kms by garmin. More than I’ve ever run before. And I’m not injured, my feet still look like feet, no blisters, so after a rest I can carry on with a respectable base.

Compression socks were awesome. Totally worth wearing even in the heat.

Thanks mark and Joany for making it all possible. It was fun.

Wednesday Jul 24 #

1 PM

Running 1:01:30 [3] 11.03 km (5:35 / km) +44m 5:28 / km
ahr:143 max:172 shoes: Saucony Peregrine ISO blue

Fun run in westdale because I could. Had a chat with #turdo who is working on dans house by the park. One day maybe I’ll have a turdo by the park too.

Tuesday Jul 23 #

9 AM

Running 1:30:41 [3] 16.06 km (5:39 / km) +12m 5:38 / km
ahr:138 max:152 shoes: Mizuno Shadow blue/orange 2

Easy again to the pier. Hard to know what to do workout wise within a week of this mutant race. I think the old you can’t make your race the week before but you can definitely wreck it the week before is the best guide. Jury is out on whether or not enough training has happened. Maybe if I could have kept my pace up from May, but the last bit has been dodgy.

Calf is stiff af to start but starting slow is totally ok so not a problem, at least the first time. X 23 we gone see.

A significant part of me wants to order two twelve slice pizzas and eat a slice before each lap. Before I know it there will only be one slice left....

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