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RE: Road Racing and Training Thread. Week Ending May 13 2018
Male, 33, 5’10” 160 lbs
PRs: 16:03 (2011) 2:56:47 (2016)
Recent: 17:40 (April 2018)
Goal: June 5K (Be aggressive. Mantras: Attack. Hang On.)
M: 3.5 miles easy
T: 5 miles easy plus strides
W: 6 miles easy
R: 5 miles easy
F: 2 miles easy
AM) 5K in 17:57, 3rd overall
PM) 5 miles easy
AM) 3.5 miles easy
PM) 8 miles planned
Jumped into a 5K for fun this weekend. The goal was to pick off runners towards the end. Splits were 5:51, 5:50, 5:40. I had more to give but the goal was to train through this race and finish feeling pleasantly tired.
Smoove, I ran into someone you might know at the race Lol. Small world. Her name is Anja Drew. She is from Orlando and mentioned Track Shack. I was surprised to hear that she isn’t being coached and doesn’t seem to believe that she can qualify for the marathon Olympic Trials! She ran 18:02, went out a bit fast but looked strong.
The discussions from last week were very interesting. I didn’t have much to add except to say now that Lydiard seems very appealing given my style of training.
I tend to prefer frequent racing as opposed to killing myself in workouts!
Coach Jeff I pulled out a new set of shoes today also...Nike Structure...pace was automatically 10s/mile faster lol
Happy running to all!
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