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40/40 Thread for Week Ending 3/24/13 (Read 18 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

    Tramps

    71

    Sweet!

    Orange Mat

    53.68

    Intervals – yay!

    C-R

    46.9

    In spite of work travels

    Fortunate One

    43

    Layers and hand warmers

    Mike E

    41.9

    Pesky races

    Holly

    39.15

    Not quite enough

    Opie

    32.5

    8K race PR – sweet!

    Ileneforward

    ??

    You’re always welcome here

     

    Here’s my tentative plan for the week.

     

    Day

    Plan

    Actual

    Commentary

    Monday

    2-4 miles

      3  miles

    Recovery pace, plus weights and core

    Tuesday

    4-6 miles

     5.3 miles

    Easy pace

    Wednesday

    4-6 miles

     5.5 miles

    Intervals or tempo

    Thursday

    4-6 miles

     4.3 miles

    Easy pace

    Friday

    0-3 miles

     0 miles

    Nada

    Saturday

    10 miles

     10.15 miles

    Pace run - 9 miles at 8:47

    Sunday

    20 miles

     20 miles

    Long run

    Total

     

     48.25 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."

      Thanks, Holly.

      Another peak week for me, if all goes well

       

      DAY GOAL ACTUAL DIFF STUFF
      MON 12 (3x2/w800) 12.1 +0.1 3x2@ ~7:37
      TUES 7 EZ 7    @ 8:46
      WED 12 w/10@MP  12.1  +0.2 9@ 7:56
      THUR 7 EZ 7   slow and Garminless
      FRI 12 EZ  12    @ 8:37
      SAT 20EZ 20.2 +0.4 @ 8:32
      SUN rest      
      total 70 70.4    


      MM #5615

        Thanks Holly!  Well, I'm "on-call" this week, so we'll see how it goes.

         

        Day

        Plan

        Actual

        Comment

        Monday

           6

           6.3

         48:54 + 40:00 of weights + 18 burpees + planks and stretches

        Tuesday

         12

         12.0

         1:32:39 + 19 burpees + planks and stretches

        Wednesday

           0

            0

         38:00 of weights + 20 burpees + planks and stretches

        Thursday

         12

         12.5

         1:35:27 + 21 burpees + planks and stretches

        Friday

           0

            0

         41:00 of weights + 22 burpees + planks and stretches

        Saturday

         10

         10.3

         1:18:51 + 23 burpees + planks and stretches

        Sunday

         24

         24.4

         2:58:45 + 24 burpees + planks and stretches

        Total

         64

         65.5

         

          My "plan" is pretty loose this week.  It's Spring Break here and I have lots of free time.  I do plan to run 40.

           

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

          Monday...8 miles easy..............................................................................done-8

          Tuesday...Weights & probably 2 runs, one with the club...................done-10.59

          Wednesday...8 miles easy........................................................................rest

          Thursday........Rest.............................Weights & 2 runs, one with the club-8.9

          Friday.......Yoga + 4.5 miles easy + 6 strides.........................................easy 3

          Saturday...Warmup + 15k race + maybe cooldown...............done-3rd AG-10.7

          Sunday.....Rest.............................................................very short walk with DW

           

          Total.......................................................................................................41.2 mi.

          "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


          MM #6177

            Thanks Holly. Half marathon this weekend, so the plan is altered a bit to accommodate that.

             

            day plan actual comments
            Monday 10 aerobic @9:45 10.09 miles  9:33 avg, ran hills
            Tuesday 6.5 easy @10:30+ 7 miles 10:52 avg, felt blah
            Wednesday 5-6x 800m @3:53 (9 miles total) 9 miles 6x 800m, 3:51 avg
            Thursday rest rest  
            Friday 4 easy 4.05 miles

            10:30 avg

            Saturday HM (16 miles total) 1 mile @10:23, 13.15 miles @8:46, 2 miles @9:49 official time was 1:55:11, 3rd AG and PR!
            Sunday 5 easy fartlek 5.39 miles 10:48 avg
            totals ~51 miles 51.68 miles

            C-R


              Thanks Holly. I'm in even with a race this weekend.

               

              Mon - 6.3

              Tue - 1.5 just to keep the streak

              Wed - 4 + 6.1

              Thu - 1.5 just to keep the streak

              Fri - 6.3

              Sat - 14.6

              Sun - 6.5

              Total - 46.8


              "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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                I'm late to the party this week.  I got in 14 M today, which makes 36 for the week so far.

                 

                ETA: and 6 today makes 42 for the week. I'm at 150 for the month--tempting to go for 50 this week but I don't know if it's gonna happen.