>Running 101>Good days and your bad days
"I've been following Eddy's improvement over the last two years on this site, and it's been pretty dang solid. Sure the weekly mileage has been up and down, but over the long haul he's getting out the door and has turned himself into quite a runner. He's only now just figuring out his potential. Consistency in running is measured in years, not weeks. And over the last couple of years, Eddy's made great strides" Jeff 14 Jan 2009
When it’s all said and done, will you have said more than you’ve done?
Marathon Maniac # 3228
Today was secheduled my long run, I was only able to manage 9 miles, at 8:20 pace. The thing is it didnt really feel like an easy pace, I think I know what the problem was, the heat!
It makes me think how I can sustain a pace for 10k at 7:15 yet found it rather uncomfortable today to just keep going at 8:20. What can it be? Is it just the heat theat can affect you this much? It zaps my motivation!
I've got a fever...
The temperature on the race day of your race is 60°F or cooler.
On your deathbed, you won't wish that you'd spent more time at the office. But you will wish that you'd spent more time running. Because if you had, you wouldn't be on your deathbed.
From my experience, that's definitely true. Once you get above 60°F, and certainly 70°F, performance suffers, and it suffers more the farther you run.
If this is true, I'm very happy to hear that!! Maybe I'm MUCH closer to my 21 minute 5k than I think. COME ON COOL WEATHER!
Into the wild
Shut up and run