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40/40 Thread for Week Ending 8/19/12 (Read 256 times)


Marathon Maniac #957

    For those of you who are new, this is the 40/40 thread, for people who are over 40 years old who run 40 miles/week or more. We give Free Passes to those who come really close or try really hard...

     

    Here’s what I have for last week's tally - sorry so late! 

     

     

    Who

    Miles

    Commentary

    Dopplebock

    183

    Holy Cow!  When do you have time to do anything else?

    Holly

    53.3

    Lots of junk miles

    MikeE

    43.4

    Speedy 15K!

    C-R

    40.9

    Made it!

    IBleedUnionBlue

    40

    Plus ice skating cross training.  Will you be playing hockey this winter?

    Runnerclay

    Free Pass

    Hoping for knee recovery

     

     

    

     

    Here’s my tentative plan for the week.  I have a HM on Sunday, no real hopes of a great showing but I'm hoping for a decent training run at least.

     

    Day

    Plan

    Actual

    Commentary

    Monday

    0-3 miles

     0 miles

    Weights and core - 30 minutes

    Tuesday

    4-6 miles

     6 miles

    Hoping for some tempo slow and easy

    Wednesday

    4-6 miles

     11 miles

    Easy pace  6 at tempo

    Thursday

    4-6 miles

     5 miles

    Intervals easy pace

    Friday

    4-6 miles

     0 miles

    Easy pace, plus weights and core

    Saturday

    0-3 miles

     4 miles

    Easy pace, with some striders

    Sunday

    13.1 miles

     16.25 miles

    Little Miami HM plus 3.15 recovery

    Total

     

     42.25 miles

     

     

     

    Life is a headlong rush into the unknown. We can hunker down and hope nothing hits us or we can stand tall, lean into the wind and say, "Bring it on, darlin', and don't be stingy with the jalapenos."


    MM #5615

      Thanks Holly!  I might be looking for a free pass, this week.  I want fresh legs for the Ragnar Relay this weekend and I'm not sure if I'll run on Sunday...so  here's what I'm looking at.... 

       

       

      Day

      Plan

      Actual

      Comment

      Monday

       6

        6.2

       48:22

      Tuesday

       0

        0

       

      Wednesday

       6

        6.2

       47:50

      Thursday

       0

        0

       

      Friday

       6.2

       6.05

       38:45

      Saturday

       4.4 + 7.1

       4.4 + 7.2

       4.4 in 28:02 and 7.2 in 47:17

      Sunday

       0

       

       

      Total

       29.7

       30.1

       

      DoppleBock


        I really do not plan any days particular mileage - I just try and get 3 workouts.  A work out = Either long (30 miles or  more), speed or hills -  

         

         

         

         

        Day

        Plan

        Actual

        Commentary

        Monday

        Trail / Hills

        8 am / 26 pm on Ice Age

        Ice Age Trail in Northern KM

        Tuesday

        Easy

         9 lunch

        More recovery than Easy with previous 2 days with 4 hour long runs

        Wednesday

        Speed

         7 lunch / 17 PM

        Went with 4x1 mile at Vo2 Max (5k pace ~ 5:46/ mile)

        Thursday

        Easy

         8/6

         + 4 miles walking in PM

        Friday

        Speed

         16/8 with 4@T

        4-5 x 5 minutes @ 30 minute race pace or maybe 4x1 mile at same pace ended up doing 4@T

        Saturday

        Easy

         8

        Family Vacation

        Sunday

        Speed

         15 / 8

        Family Vacation - 15 with  5x5 @ 30 minute race pace

        Total

         

        136 

         

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        2013 Goals ~ Mar < 3:00, 5M < 29, 10k < 35  

         

          Thanks Holly!  I might be looking for a free pass, this week.  I want fresh legs for the Ragnar Relay this weekend and I'm not sure if I'll run on Sunday...so  here's what I'm looking at.... 

           

           

          I think Mike's legs were fresh!  He KILLED it out there to helped our team win the mixed division and finish 6th overall...

          And you can quote me as saying I was mis-quoted. Groucho Marx

           

          Rob


          MM #5615

            Thanks, Rob--you must have had some pretty fresh legs, yourself!


            MM #7877

              41 miles this week,

              Philippians 4:13.