Monthly Archives: June 2013

Did you make National Running Day?

So I wasn’t really planning to run yesterday during national running day.  It was my off day for running.  I did 45 minutes at the pool and then in the afternoon after work I was planning to do a bike ride.  I figured that was enough.  But then I realized that my new tri singlet was still untested and I really wanted to ride & run in it at least one time before my next race to see how it felt.  On went the singlet, which looks pretty ridiculous I think, and off to Flatwoods I went with bike and …

Running into June

It’s been a good start to June so far this week.  When summer hit the first thing that happened was my runs got both shorter and slower.  I was a little worried that the heat was going to really impact my running like it has in previous years.  But this is the best shape I’ve been in since I started running and seems I’m acclimating to the heat pretty well.  I really struggled with my runs since I got back from Europe.  Even though I did several 6 – 8 mile runs while I was there, as soon as I …

Week in Recap

Well, I’ve been overall very happy with my consistency this year. With May just ending I’m at 278 miles. This is good and bad. I wanted to be closer to around 400 by now but I’m still on pace for a great year and my best totals ever.   My ski injury was the biggest obstacle I’ve had and that was several weeks of training interrupted. Just the past week has been really good for me. I had eight straight days of training, with six runs (28 miles), three swims, and two rides. The runs have gotten quite difficult with …