intervals

training run #1251

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Wednesday 15 March, 06:39

8C, mild, bright.  A 4 mile run with 2x 800m intervals.  Legs still felt ‘odd’ after the weekend long run. Just out of balance, various niggles, including right foot.  Ran on the grass alongside the path in places. Drank 500ml water.

Distance:  6.73km

Time:  37:24

Avg HR:  153bpm

Avg pace:  5:33 min/km

Calories:  479

Trainers:  Brooks Glycerin

Wildlife:  1 squirrel

training run #1246

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Tuesday 7 March, 06:21

4C, cold, clear skies. An 8 mile run including intervals (3x 2000m with 400m recovery).  Legs felt OK and I was determined to give this full effort.  Really enjoyed this and felt the intervals mostly in my quads.  Drank 500ml water.

Distance:  12.76km

Time:  1:08:40

Avg HR:  144bpm (seems low)

Avg pace:  5:22 min/km

Calories:  811

Trainers:  Brooks Glycerin

training run #1241

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Tuesday 28 February, 06:20

2C, cold, frosty. An 8 mile run including intervals (3x 1600m with 400m recovery).  Wrapped up well for this chilly run.  Minor heel niggle that quickly wore off.  Drank 500ml water. As usual, I enjoyed the intervals, a good test. Fastest km split was 5:06 min/km today.

Distance:  12.81km

Time:  1:09:51

Avg HR:  146bpm

Avg pace:  5:27 min/km

Calories:  819

Trainers:  Brooks Glycerin

training run #1236

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Tuesday 21 February, 06:15

8C, cold, clear skies.  An 8 mile run including intervals (3x 1200m with 400m recovery).  Heels felt fine today.  Drank 500ml water. Enjoyed this run and finished feeling good.

Distance:  12.85km

Time:  1:10:20

Avg HR:  143bpm (seems low)

Avg pace:  5:28 min/km

Calories:  798

Brooks Glycerin trainers

training run #1231

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Wednesday 15 February, 06:12

7C, cool, overcast. An 8 mile run including intervals (3x 800m with 400m recovery).  The frost has gone and I’m running in T-shirt and short shorts again. Drank 500ml water. Had the park all to myself except for the last km.  Enjoyed this run, felt strong.  Minor heel niggle early on.

Distance:  12.84km

Time:  1:11:09

Avg HR:  157bpm 

Avg pace:  5:32 min/km

Calories:  903

Brooks Ghost trainers #3

Wildlife:  1 rabbit

training run #1226

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Wednesday 8 February, 06:32

3C, cold, overcast, few spots of light rain.  A 7 mile run with 3x 600m intervals.  Felt OK but not on top form, and I enjoyed the intervals. 

Distance:  11.38km

Time:  1:02:42

Avg HR:  146bpm

Avg pace:  5:30 min/km

Calories:  740

Brooks Ghost trainers #3

training run #1221

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Wednesday 1 February, 06:31

8C, cool, windy, light rain. A 7 mile run.  Puddles underfoot and constant light rain throughout this run. Included intervals, 3x 400m. Enjoyed it.

Distance:  11.44km

Time:  1:03:32

Avg HR:  146bpm

Avg pace:  5:33 min/km

Calories:  735

Brooks Ghost trainers #3