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Training Log Archive: peterabraham

In the 7 days ending Aug 17:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Race1 6:10:50 45.98(8:04) 74.0(5:01) 161
  Easy run4 4:32:23 32.11(8:29) 51.68(5:16)
  Steady Run1 2:01:19 15.0(8:05) 24.14(5:02)
  Total6 12:44:32 93.09(8:13) 149.81(5:06) 161

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Saturday Aug 17 #

8 AM

Steady Run 2:01:19 [3] 15.0 mi (8:05 / mi)
shoes: Kayano 25 white 2nd pair

Ran with Dave for an hour, then park run @ Sale Water Park then home. Legs were still heavy, ran ok, but the Park run trashed my feet a bit with running on stony, shitty path around the Mersey. Ran effort as CDR so good training

Friday Aug 16 #

7 PM

Easy run (with diagonals) 1:12:28 [2] 9.06 mi (8:00 / mi)
shoes: Hoka Arahi 3

Didn't run last night, celebrating Katie's results!

Ran start on road, then 8 diagonals on grass and few more miles on grass after.

I was a tired tonight, legs were a bit heavy

Wednesday Aug 14 #

7 PM

Easy run 59:32 [2] 6.63 mi (8:59 / mi)
shoes: Kayano 25 white 2nd pair

Ran to gym, 2 sets of drills, 4 laps of field @ easy pace then 8 strides. Legs still slightly sore, but felt much more lively. Strides went well

Tuesday Aug 13 #

6 PM

Easy run 1:19:50 [2] 9.35 mi (8:32 / mi)
shoes: Hoka Arahi 3

Quads still felt sore, enjoyed running easy, legs felt better at the end. My toe looks much better, bruising is reducing

Monday Aug 12 #

7 PM

Easy run 1:00:33 [2] 7.07 mi (8:34 / mi)
shoes: Hoka Arahi 3

Ran 9 laps on grass around the gym. Quads were sore at the beginning , but the legs felt much better at the end.

Sunday Aug 11 #

9 AM

Race 6:10:50 [3] 45.98 mi (8:04 / mi) +161m 7:59 / mi
shoes: Hoka Carbon X

Saturn Running race in Reading. 3.28mile loop mainly on grass/trails, only about 400m of tarmac.

I completed 14 laps, was 4-5 laps ahead of everyone else!, decided to get a shower while the sports centre was open (it closed @ 4.30pm, exactly the time when the race ended!).
Nutrition: coke diluted with water (approx 400ml per lap), gel every 20mins. It worked pretty well, but started to go off the gels towards the end. Next time I will have one of the Gu wafers per hour.
I probably went off a bit quick, pace felt very comfortable, felt I started to slow after 30miles. Next time I will be strict with myself and go off no quicker than 8.30 pace.
I wore the injinji socks which worked really well-no blisters. Unfortunately I banged my toe going to bed last night- I made a proper job, it was very bruised and kept me awake- I was more worried that I would not be able to run. However it gave me no trouble, but most of the toe has deep brusing- I can walk/run fine so I'm not worried.
The race was well organised, ideal for sparta with an aid station every 3 miles. It's not on tarmac, but that reduces the risk of injury and I should recover much quicker.

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