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April Goals? (Read 106 times)

Mostly harmless

    140+ miles getting ready for my HM in May.

    "It doesn’t matter how often you do it or how much you accomplish, in general, not running is a lot easier than running." - Meb Keflezighi


      1. Run my first half.

      2. Don't die doing it.

      Do you even run?


      Team TJ

        Continue to run injury free!


        95 miles.


        A HM distance training run.

        Running for TJ because he can't.


        Don't call me Buttercup!

          Kay! Those are MY April Goals!  Oh, no, wait.  Those are my MAY goals.  Carry on. =)


          April goals:


          More miles

          No injuries

          Slow and steady wins the....  wait a second! I've been lied to! 

          delicate flower

            1)  Keep rehabbing

            2)  Don't have any setbacks

            3)  Get out on my road bike a lot



              Get back above 100 miles for the month.


              Then in May I can start a real training program again.

              5K  20:23  (Vdot 48.7)   9/9/17

              10K  44:06  (Vdot 46.3)  3/11/17

              HM 1:33:48 (Vdot 48.6) 11/11/17

              FM 4:24:33 (Vdot 33.6) 11/8/14



              Wickedly Average

                110-ish miles.

                PR in the Chickamauga Chase 15K


                Not much else noteworthy, at least nothing I can think of right now.

                Tom (formerly known as PhotogTom)

                5K - 25:16, 10K - 55:31,  15K - 1:20:55,   HM - 1:54:54


                  160 miles for the month

                  Race my last spring half marathon

                  Stay injury free

                  Continue to enjoy all of it


                    Continue trying to clean up my diet, focus on portion control.


                    Move my fat ass a little faster Smile







                      1. HM PR

                      2. Recover quickly from HM, bounce back into FM training schedule

                      3. PB miles >160

                      4. Stay healthy, my friend.


                        1- keep having fun

                        2- no injuries

                        3- 170 miles.

                        4- have fun at hells hills 25K - automatic PR as it is the first time at this distance Smile

                        5- lose some weight.

                        ”Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.”

                        “Whether you think you can, or you think you can't--you're right.”




                          Marathon PR.  3:45 is the real goal, I guess.  Not sure if I can pull that off but I'll try.

                            1. Get back on track

                            2. Run 100 miles.

                            3. Run Spring has Sprung 8K on 4/13

                            “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” - T.S. Eliot

                              Going for 200 Miles in the month. (New record for monthly total).


                              Also, going for at least 75-80 miles in one day.  (On April 20th at the 24-hour race in Hampton, VA!


                              The Plan '15 →   ///    "Run Hard, Live Easy."   ∞


                                1) Boost confidence with a solid performance in next week's 5-mile race. PR not necessary, but need to feel strong and hit 10k pace. 2) Get in all 3 of my 20-mile training runs as scheduled, including at least one with a good chunk of GMP miles.