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40/40 Thread for Week Ending 10/28/12 (Read 221 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. 

     

     

    Who

    Miles

    Commentary

    Dopplebock

    52

    Recovery week

    MikeE

    45.6

    Becoming a regular

    Fortunate One

    43.15

    Yes, first 20-miler always tough

    Holly

    41.5

    Trying to get a little quality

    Pfriese

    39.15

    Step-back week

    Opie

    34.8

    Reverse taper

    C-R

    30.7

    Vacation

    IBleedUnionBlue

    Free Pass

    Still recovering

     

     

     

     

    Here’s my tentative plan for the week. 

     

    Day

    Plan

    Actual

    Commentary

    Monday

    0 miles

     0 miles

    Weights and core

    Tuesday

    4-6 miles

     7 miles

    Easy pace

    Wednesday

    4-6 miles

     5 miles

    Easy pace Hills

    Thursday

    4-6 miles

     5 miles

    Easy pace

    Friday

    0 miles

     0 miles

    Weights and core

    Saturday

    18-20 miles

     20.3 miles

    Long run

    Sunday

    4-6 miles

     6 miles

    Recovery pace

    Total

     

     43.3 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."

      and here's my plan

       

      Day

      Plan

      Actual

      Commentary

      Monday

       6 miles

       6 miles 

       Easy pace

      Tuesday

       0 miles

       0

       

      Wednesday

       5 miles

       5 miles

       Tempo pace for 3 miles 

      Thursday

       5 miles

       5.5 miles 

       Easy pace

      Friday

       4 miles

       3.5 miles

       Easy pace

      Saturday

      10 miles 

       10 miles

       Easy pace

      Sunday

      20 miles

       20 miles

       Long run

      Total

      50 miles

       50 miles

       

       On the button

        Here's my plan, getting back in the groove:

         

        Day..................................Plan...................................................................................................................................Actual

        Monday...4 miles easy + 6 strides...................................done-4.4 with 100m strides 20 sec. avg. & form felt good

        Tues...2 mi. warm up + (2 min. easy + 2 min. medium + 2 min. quick) 3 sets + 2 mi. cool down...........done-5.9

        Wed....6 miles easy.................................................................................................................................................done-6

        Thursday...5 miles easy + 6 strides.....................................................................................................................done-5.4

        Friday...rest................................................................................................................................................................done

        Saturday...1 hour race................................................................................................done-with very short warm up, 7.3

        Sunday....Long Run 12 miles easy....................................................................................................................done-11.8

         

        Total.............................40+.....................................................................................................................................40.8 miles

        "We are going to relentlessly chase perfection, knowing full well we will not catch it, because nothing is perfect.  But we are going to relentlessly chase it, because in the process we will catch excellence.  I am not remotely interested in just being good."  Vince Lombardi

        DoppleBock


          Internal auditors here all week - I have to run hard just to burn off stress 

           

          Day

          Plan

          Actual

          Commentary

          Monday

          Speed

          15

          3x1 mile

          Tuesday

          Easy

           10/7

          Easy pace Fast side of easy - started out slow, but still hit under 7:00 pace avg

          Wednesday

          Hill Grinder

           

          Hoping for at least 12 - maybe 14 hill grinders

          Thursday

          Recovery

           

           

          Friday

          Speed

           

           

          Saturday

          Easy

           

          Hanging with friends and family in door country, WI

          Sunday

          Easy

           

          2 hours - Hoping to find a trail up in Door County, WI

          Total

           

           

           Goal is 120+ and survive the internal auditors (here all week)

          http://a-big-horse.blogspot.com/ 

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

           


          MM #5615

            Thanks Holly!  Hey--I got in here before the end of the week...are you impressed?  No...I didn't think you would be...

             

             

            Day

            Plan

            Actual

            Comment

            Monday

             10

             10.2

             1:11:08--Ran w/Ryan

            Tuesday

               0

               0

             

            Wednesday

             10

             10.2

             1:16:41

            Thursday

             10

               0

             My run got bumped because I had to pick up my grandson who was stranded downtown...long story...

            Friday

               0

               0

             

            Saturday

             10

               6.3

             41:03--I ran with the high school cc team

            Sunday

               0

               0

             Bowling night

            Total

             40

             26.7

             

             

            Looks like I'll need a pass.  I have got to find a race to start training for! 

              Thanks Holly.

               

              M - 0 miles

              T - 8 miles

              W - 8 miles

              Th - rest

              F - 0 miles

              Sa - 4.6 miles

              Su - 19.5 miles

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              Total - 40.1 miles

               

              Paul


              MM #7877

                Climbed back to 40 this week. Feeling better.

                Philippians 4:13.

                C-R


                  Wagh Wagh Wagh... fail for the week. 29.7.


                  "He conquers who endures" - Persius
                  "Every workout should have a purpose. Every purpose should link back to achieving a training objective." - Spaniel

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