Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Training Week 1/25-1/31

M- 0 pretty tired, right quad has a good knot in it

Tu- 0 massage in the AM and left work early, pretty tired again

W- 7.0 miles roads w/ Paul 56:17, felt ok, still pretty flat

Th- 4.5 mile wu w/ Roger 45:11, then 29:31 4.8 mile fartlek (6:09 pace) around Settlers Green. Felt much better on this workout. Light coating of snow on the roads.

F- 4.6 mi 38:48 w/ Paul on snowmobile trails, felt good, really cold and windy

Sa- Sandwich Sidehiller Snowshoe Race 5.2 miles 31:08, 1st place. Really good race. Lead from the gun. Had Josh Ferenc on my shoulder for the first two laps, then I was able to open a little gap at the beginning of the 3rd lap, and I held on to the end. Felt really strong and fast. I did not know you could run 6 min pace on snowshoes. Wu/cd 3.4 mi Lap Splits: 10:10 10:20 10:38

Su- 16 easy on snowmobile trails, did first 10 miles with Paul then tacked on another 6 behind Wal-Mart. Tired, but a good run.

Totals: 45.5 miles, 6.16 hours. I am pretty psyched with how the race went. I set the pace and had some fast guys with me, and I just ran away from them. The course was really flat and fast (not my strong suits) and I ran away from Josh and Jim Johnson (who had 4 infected wisdom teeth) who are very good on that type of terrain. It is only one race, but I think it is a sign of things to come. The week wasn’t very impressive, but I think I needed a little rest after 4 very good weeks of training. Last year a 45 mile week with a fartlek, a good race and a long run would have been a good week. Looking forward to getting back at it this week.

1 comment:

  1. hey kevin.... maggie harper here. i'm a producer with channel 5 in boston, hoping to maybe include you in a show we're shooting in north conway next week, feb 8 thru 11. any chance you're interested and available? my email is, or call me at home at 508 440 5807. THANKS!!!!!!