Sunday, February 23, 2014

02/23/2014 PM Run

Well, it's 55 degrees here and I just got in a great run.  It was my standard 6.24 mile run, out and back with a lot of hills.  I felt good, but a little tired from so many days working out in a row.  However, my time didn't really reflect being tired so I am pleased.  

I averaged 8:04/mile for the run and totaled 49:56 completely.  I am sure if I was picky and eliminated all the patches of ice I carefully ran on and over, I would have been even lower.  Overall, it was a great workout.  I focused a lot on the uphill section on the way back.  During mile 5, it is almost all uphill.  I focused constantly on a good arm swing and it really helped me maintain a strong pace.  Mile 6 is a lot of downhill and I like this because it helps me have a fast finish after tiring my legs in mile 5.  

This week coming up I will be back at school and hope to vary my workouts tremendously with running, jump rope, and some HIIT workouts.  I do not think the weather is going to cooperate this week so I will have to take what I can get.

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