March 8, 2011
Today I did a hill workout. Fueled up with some more Cliff Shot Bloks from Running with Sass. I ran about a 1.5 miles to warm up and then went at it!
Short hills (11 repeats of about .15 miles ~ 240 m)
8:55 avg pace
Because a friend of mine asked for some advice on hill workouts, I found it appropriate to post about it today. I’m no … [Continue reading]
February 22, 2011
I was still so exhausted from this past weekend. It is funny how you would think that having a holiday would leave me more rested, but I think I am more tired! Despite my exhaustion, I got up bright and early today to catch the first train. I headed for the hills! It was SO cold this morning. I seriously thought that my face might freeze off!
I didn’t really speed up the hills, but I … [Continue reading]
February 18, 2011
I was SO excited for my hill workout yesterday! My friend Jamie joined me! I haven’t done a speed workout or hill workout with any of my running ladies in foooooooreeeevERRRR (Sandlot anyone?!).
I warned Jamie that I would want to take a picture of us for my blog – yup I’m that cool. I didn’t warn her that I’d make her take it AFTER our workout. Look we match and we didn’t even plan … [Continue reading]
February 4, 2011
I by the Boston Common today. I did a warm up of 1.37 miles in 11:29. And then it was go-time! I started off pretty good around an 8 minute pace, but I got tired quickly! The last one I did my best to average around 8 again! I definately need to start doing more hills so I’m ready for Boston!
After the workout ended, I felt like making the ninja turtle face. What is … [Continue reading]
January 18, 2011
I wanted to run this morning because the snow was supposed to turn into a “wintery mix” of rain and snow. Because of all the snow we have gotten, I knew I would be dodging puddles left and right if I waited until after work.
So, I ran 8 miles (avg 8:29 pace) outside this morning in the snow. It was actually quite refreshing and very pretty out. It was a repetitive loop around the … [Continue reading]