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Penultimate 20 Miler
Monday, April 30, 2012      0 comments

Date: 30 Apr 2012 Start time: 11:30 AM Course: Mission Bay & Fiesta Island Weather: Overcast, light breeze, a little over 60F Distance: 22.54 Time: 3:39:and change Shoe: Newtons Heart rate: 150 avg; 164 max Notes: Felt gre... Read more
Monday, April 30, 2012      1 comments

Back from the 8-day 8th grade field trip with my son. At times, it felt inconvenient and something to be endured. But at others, especially toward the end, it had become an experience that I was enjoying and was actually feeling sad to see it ... Read more
Marathon Routine Rehearsal #4
Friday, April 20, 2012      0 comments

Date: 20 Apr 2012 Start time: 6:00 AM Course: Lake Miramar Weather: Perfect; overcast and cool at start, about 50-55F. Still air. Warming to around 65F by finish time a little after 9. Sun just coming out. Beat the heat; over 70F an... Read more
Heart Rate Training Run
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      0 comments

Date: 18 Apr 2012 Start time: 12:30PM Course: Mission Bay Park Weather: Nice Distance: Not sure; 6-7 miles (edit: MapMyRun = 7.5 miles) Time: 1 hour Shoe: Newtons Heart rate: 115-150 Notes: Normally try to avoid back-to-bac... Read more
Treadmill Pseudo Tempo
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      0 comments

Date: 17 Apr 2012 Start time: 10:00PM Course: LA Fitness Treadmill Weather: Indoors Distance: 7 miles Time: 1 hour Shoe: Newtons Heart rate: Unknown; probably 140 - 166 range Notes: Missed Monday run. Ran a tempo-like profile on... Read more
Crunch Time
Tuesday, April 17, 2012      0 comments

After looking back at what seemed like the strange phenomenon of a shorter long run being more difficult and fatiguing than a previous longer long run, I'm finally accepting that I simply need to give myself more time for recovery between long r... Read more
16 Mile Pace Run
Sunday, April 15, 2012      1 comments

Date: 14 Apr 2012 Start time: 8:30am Course: Lake Miramar Weather: 55F, overcast and gusting winds Distance: 16 miles Time: 2:24:34 Shoe: K-Swiss K-Ona S Heart rate: 155 avg, 162max Notes: 16.0 at planned marathon pace of 9:00/mi... Read more
Cabrillo Pt. Tempo Run
Thursday, April 12, 2012      1 comments

Date: 12 April (Thursday) Start Time: 10:45 AM Weather: 63F, sunny, light breeze Course: Between Cabrillo Pt and Pt Loma Nazarene College Distance: 6.0 Time: about 50 minutes Heart rate: N/A Shoes: K-Ona S Notes: Medium Tempo -... Read more
Taking Stock of Shoe Mileage
Wednesday, April 11, 2012      1 comments

I didn't start recording my shoe mileage until the start of 2012, so I don't really know what my shoe mileages are. But I wanted to see what the tally was for 2012 so I went back through my run diary entries: January 1st through March 31st... Read more
Brisk Morning Workout
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      0 comments

Date: 10 April (Tuesday) Start Time: 7:30 AM Weather: 55F partly cloudy; no wind Course: Lake Miramar Distance: about 7 miles Time: about 1 hour Heart rate: 153 avg; 168 peak Shoes: Newtons Notes: Varied interval training fro... Read more
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life
Monday, April 09, 2012      1 comments

Haven't run since Friday, so no run diary entry. But felt like recording some thoughts on an event that occurred over the weekend. Left San Diego midday on Saturday, embarking on the 5-hour drive to Las Vegas -- Henderson, NV, actually -- ... Read more
Pre-Weekend Long Run
Friday, April 06, 2012      0 comments

Date: 6 April (Friday) Start Time: 6:30 PM Weather: Cool at start; warming over last hour; stiff onshore wind near coast Course: Mission Bay Circuit + Ocean Beach Distance: Planned 24.0; Completed 22 Time: 3 hrs. 35 mins (included 1... Read more
Light Jog
Thursday, April 05, 2012      0 comments

Date: 4 April (Wednesday) Start Time: 7:00 PM Weather: Cool temps, clear, dusk Course: Sorrento Valley Rd. Distance: 2.0 Time: 20 minutes Heart Rate: 128 average; 141 peak Shoes: K-Ona S Notes: Unplanned jog while waiting for Bai... Read more
Still Bowlegged
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      0 comments

I hated the pics they captured of me at the Carlsbad 5000. That's not a big deal since I never buy the pictures anyway, but I was surprised to see that my knee still turns outward like I'm sitting on a saddle. ... Read more
The Running Man
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      1 comments

Micah True, a.k.a. Caballo Blanco "When I get too old to work, I'll do what Geronimo would've if they'd left him alone,' Caballo said. 'I'll walk off into the deep c... Read more

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