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40/40 Thread for Week Ending 4/20/14 (Read 26 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.

     

    Alexander

    67

    Sunshine finally here

    Mike E

    58

    In spite of the church meetings

    IBleedUnionBlue

    51.5

    Carmel Marathon PR!

    SubDood

    45

    Taper and tune up

    C-R

    44.6

    Carmel Marathon BQ!

    Opie

    41.4

    Fast training week!

    Fortunate One

    35

    Tapering, no problem

    Holly

    Free Pass

    Heeling my sore foot

    Runnerclay

    ??

    PM runs are hard for me

    KellyDodge

    Free Pass

    Lots of x-training rehabbing

     

    Here’s my tentative plan for the week. Hoping my foot holds up.

     

     

    Day

    Plan

    Actual

    Commentary

    Monday

    0-3 miles

     0 miles

    Weights and core

    Tuesday

    4-6 miles

     4 miles

    Easy pace

    Wednesday

    4-6 miles

     6 miles

    Easy pace

    Thursday

    4-6 miles

     2.6

    Plus Killer Floor Workout at gym

    Friday

    0 miles

     4.8 miles

    With striders

    Saturday

    4-6 miles

     6.1 miles

    5K race plus WU

    Sunday

    18-20 miles

     19 miles

    Long Run

    Total

     

     42.3 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."


    MM #7877

      ...

      Philippians 4:13.


      Happy

        Thanks, Holly! I hope the foot continues to get better.

        Here is the plan for this week (final taper). I'll need a free pass!

         

        Day

        Plan

        Actual

        Commentary

        Monday

        Rest

        0 miles

         Itchy! End of a 51-day streak. 

        Tuesday

        5.0 miles

        Fartlek

        5.0 miles

         Easy effort with some fast bursts. 

        Wednesday

        7.0 4.5 miles

        Jog

        4.5 miles

         Jog @ 9:00-ish pace.  

        Thursday

        7.0 miles

        Jog

        6.7 miles

         Jog @ 8:50 pace.

        Friday

        3.0 miles

        Up-Tempo

        3.1 miles

         1 mi @ 6:17 pace.

        Saturday

        4.5 miles

        Jog

        4.2 miles

         4.2 mi @ 9:30 pace, then fly to Boston.

        Sunday

        3.5 miles

        Jog

         0 miles

          @ 9:00 pace. Jog Walked to Expo, crashed the

        RA Masters party, met some amazing runners, then jogged back to hotel. 

        Total

         27.5 miles

         23.5 miles 

         

        .

        "Strawberry cheesecake is my absolute favorite thing to eat after a marathon."  -- Meb Keflezighi


        Just a dude.

          I'm gonna try to jump back in this week. My little run last night makes me think I am pretty close to right. Thanks!

           

          M- 1.8 W/U, Mile in 6:30, 400 jog, 4x400 (94,90,89,89)w/200 jog, 3.6 cool down

          Leg started rough, but the fast stuff and cool down felt good.

          Wanted to get my heart rate up for doc appt tomorrow. Mission accomplished.

          T- 5.2 Easy

          W-5.4 Easy

          T- 2.3 w/u, 3 1 mile hill lops, 2.3 c/d. Kinda felt blah

          F- 6.1 Easy - Worked on form/posture

          S- 9.6 Easy

          S- Rest.

           

          Total- 41.8

           

           

          -Kelly

          Getting back in shape... Just need it to be a skinnier shape... 

            Thanks, Holly.

             

            I'm with SubDood in needing a Boston Pass.

             

            M 5 done

            T rest

            W 5 with 2@ tempo pace

            T 5 @ recovery pace

            F Whatever I feel like

            S Travel

            S Expo


            Consistently Slow

              Monday Pilates*** 4  miles /Pilates

              Tuesday 4**********4.2

              Wednesday 6******0**  shorts 1 day

              Thursday 4*********0**  2 layers the next

              Friday Pilates******4.1 windy miles

              Saturday 16********17.1

              Sunday 14********* 14.6. Mentally exhausting

              Total 44************* 44.2 

              Run until the trail runs out.

              2014***1500 miles 09/28/14

              50miler 13:26:18

              Race Less Train More

               

              Ana Trason  "Living Her Life"

              "The Marble in The Groove"

               

              unsolicited chatter

              http://bkclay.blogspot.com/

              C-R


                Thanks Holly. I should be taking a cutback week but....... I'm in.

                 

                MTA: 40.8 with 4 days of travel. I'll take it.


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

                http://ncstake.blogspot.com/

                  I hope to be in this week.

                   

                  Monday.....7-8 miles easy & weights.......................................................done-7.4

                  Tuesday....400m intervals for 5.5 mi. total with warm up & cool down....done-5.5

                  Wednesday....5 miles easy......................................................................done-5.1

                  Thursday........6 miles easy............................................................partly done-4.8

                  Friday............4 mi. easy + 6 x 100m strides............................................done-4.9

                  Saturday.....Probably a 10k race so 8.2 miles with warm up...................done-7.7  1st AG

                  Sunday..........4 mi. easy...............................................................mostly done-3.2

                   

                  Total..............About 40....................................................................................38.4

                  "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 #5615

                    Thanks Holly! Sorry I'm late.  I'm adjusting this week's schedule because I'm doing a race this weekend.

                     

                    Day

                    Plan

                    Actual

                    Comment

                    Monday

                     10 (6 Strength)

                    11.5

                     1:24:55 (including 3x2 @ 6:35) + crunches and stretches

                    Tuesday

                          Rest

                       0

                     

                    Wednesday

                     13 easy

                    13.0

                     1:42:40 + crunches and stretches

                    Thursday

                       7 Easy

                      7.0

                     55:53 + crunches and stretches

                    Friday

                       3 Easy

                      3.0

                     24:20 + crunches and stretches

                    Saturday

                       5K Race

                      5.3

                     5k Race in 18:20? + warm and cool down + crunches and stretches

                    Sunday

                        8 Easy

                      8.2

                     1:03:30 + crunches and stretches

                    Total

                      44.1

                    48.0

                     

                      Spring is here, snow is melting, most of the roads are clearing, and I 40 miles last week plus 15K XC ski.

                       

                      [Actually that was last week. This week it was

                      50.]


                      MM #7877

                        I'm In...

                         

                        Day

                        Miles

                        Run Type

                        Commentary

                        Mon.

                        8 & 4

                          EZ

                         Still stiff / sore from Saturdays marathon. It was a PR, so I'll enjoy the soreness Smile 

                        Tues.

                          3

                         ez  

                        Wed.

                         10

                         EZ

                         Afraid that I have strained my right hamstring. Pain when running.

                        Thur.

                         7.5

                         EZ  " "

                        Fri.

                         7 & 7 

                         EZ

                        Was able to improve pace to 9:25 today. That is far better than previous 2 days.

                        Pain still there, but tolerable. Second run was to burn off pancakes.

                        Sat.

                         9.4 & 6  EZ  

                        Sun.

                         10.2& 7

                         EZ

                         Leg feeling about 50% better. Was jogging 9:20 miles or better & felt no pain. Also did a second run later.

                        Total

                         79.1

                         

                         

                        Philippians 4:13.


                        Consistently Slow

                          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.

                           

                          Alexander

                          67

                          Sunshine finally here

                          Mike E

                          58

                          In spite of the church meetings

                          IBleedUnionBlue

                          51.5

                          Carmel Marathon PR!

                          SubDood

                          45

                          Taper and tune up

                          C-R

                          44.6

                          Carmel Marathon BQ!

                          Opie

                          41.4

                          Fast training week!

                          Fortunate One

                          35

                          Tapering, no problem

                          Holly

                          Free Pass

                          Heeling my sore foot

                          Runnerclay

                          44.2

                          PM runs are hard for me

                          KellyDodge

                          Free Pass

                          Lots of x-training rehabbing

                           

                          Here’s my tentative plan for the week. Hoping my foot holds up.

                           

                           

                          Day

                          Plan

                          Actual

                          Commentary

                          Monday

                          0-3 miles

                           0 miles

                          Weights and core

                          Tuesday

                          4-6 miles

                           4 miles

                          Easy pace

                          Wednesday

                          4-6 miles

                           6 miles

                          Easy pace

                          Thursday

                          4-6 miles

                           2.6

                          Plus Killer Floor Workout at gym

                          Friday

                          0 miles

                           4.8 miles

                          With striders

                          Saturday

                          4-6 miles

                           6.1 miles

                          5K race plus WU

                          Sunday

                          18-20 miles

                           19 miles

                          Long Run

                          Total

                           

                           42.3 miles

                           

                          Run until the trail runs out.

                          2014***1500 miles 09/28/14

                          50miler 13:26:18

                          Race Less Train More

                           

                          Ana Trason  "Living Her Life"

                          "The Marble in The Groove"

                           

                          unsolicited chatter

                          http://bkclay.blogspot.com/

                            Mon 6.6 mi (0:55)
                            Tue 6.6 mi (0:49)
                            Wed 10.2 mi (1:20)
                            Thu 0
                            Fri 6.6 mi (0:45)
                            Sat 0
                            Sun 0

                            Total: 30 miles ( 3hrs 49 min)

                            tapering for Boston