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40/40 Thread for Week Ending 7/14/13 (Read 16 times)


Marathon Maniac #957

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    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

    Alexander

    70

    Running in 96 degrees – ouch!

    Holly

    52

    Took advantage of holiday weekend

    C-R

    50.3

    In answer to your question, I have no idea how people fit   in high mileage with family and work

    IBleedUnionBlue

    41

    Keeping it up

    Tramps

    38.5

    Close enough

    Mike E

    33

    Tapering

    Fortunate One

    Free Pass

    Tapering

     

     

    Here’s my tentative plan for the week, for now.

     

    Day

    Plan

    Actual

    Commentary

    Monday

    0 miles

      0 miles

    Weights   and core

    Tuesday

    4-6 miles

     6.2 miles

    Easy pace

    Wednesday

    4-6 miles

     4 miles

    Tempo or intervals too hot for tempo

    Thursday

    4-6 miles

     6.5 miles

    Easy pace fartlek

    Friday

    0-3 miles

     0 miles

    Weights and core

    Saturday

    3-4 miles

     3.1 miles

    5k run, 11 mile bike, 2.6 mile canoe – Miamisburg   Triathlon

    Sunday

    12-14 miles

     8 miles

    Long run

    Total

     

     27.8

     

    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."

    C-R


      Thanks Holly.

       

      I'm in.

       

      Day Plan Actual Comment
      Mon 7 7.5 a little cross country action today
      Tue 8    
      Wed 8    
      Thu 10    
      Fri 7    
      Sat 13.1    
      Sun 4    
      Total 57.1  42.2  Vacation with friends was worth -15 miles for the week.


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


      MM #5615

        Thanks Holly!  Here's the plan...

         

        Day

        Plan

        Actual

        Comment

        Monday

           4

           4.4

         33:33 + lateral raises + crunches and stretches

        Tuesday

           0

           0

         Curls & triceps extension + crunches and stretches

        Wednesday

           2

           2.2

         15:34 + lateral raises + crunches and stretches

        Thursday

           0

           0

         curls and triceps extensions

        Friday

           2

           2.2

         15:30 + lateral raises + crunches and stretches

        Saturday

           0

           0

         Curls and triceps extensions

        Sunday

         26.2

         26.2

         3:04:22--LATEOTT Marathon is a must do!

        Total

         34.2

         35.0

         

          That's a pretty radical taper, Mike.  Interesting.

           

          Day

          Plan

          Actual

          Diff

          Stuff

          Mon

          10 EZ 10.4 +0.4     @9:18   

          Tues

          7 EZ 7       @8:44   

          Wed

          5 EZ 5.3 +0.7     @8:52   

          Thur

          7 EZ  7  

          @ 8:58

          Fri

          8 EZ 8    @ 8:38

          Sat

          15 EZ 15.9  +1.6  @ 8:58

          Sun

               

           

          Total

          53 54.6  

           

            Mon 12.5 mi (1:44)

            Tue 7.8 mi (1:08)

            Wed 10.2 mi (1:28)

            Thu 11 mi (1:34)

            Fri 7.8 mi (1:05)

            Sat 11.7 mi (1:38)

            Sun 9.7 mi (1:26)

             

            Total: 70 miles ( 10 hrs  03 min)

             

            not much to say here, just happy to log some slow miles

            in all the heat and humidity. wanted to go a bit longer today

            but changed my mind  after a few miles  (it was 92 degrees)


            MM #7877

              51 miles. Havent hit that since 2008.

              Philippians 4:13.