Monday, June 30, 2008

Summer is Already Old

Days Since Last Run Below 70°F: 45 (May 16, a pretty nice Spring this year)

53¼ miles for the week of June 23rd through June 29th

M – 4 miles, recovery run, average pace 8:47 mpm, 79.7°F at 4AM [Dow-]
Tu – 4 miles, average pace 6:57 mpm, I had to run these fast because I started late, 84°F at 4+AM [Dow-]
W AM – 4 miles, average pace 7:45 mpm, 85°F at 4AM [Dow-]
W PM – 6½ miles, 6x800/400rec, overall average pace 7:45 mpm, 800s in 2:54.3, 2:52.9, 2:53.2, 2:53.7, 2:55.1, and 2:56.6, 87°F at 7PM [B’Wood]
Th – 4¾ miles, recovery run, average pace 8:41 mpm, 85°F at 4AM [Dow]
F - 10 miles, overall average pace 7:54, 88°F starting before 9AM [SeaC/ SSTrail-MBT -2M-MBTrail/SeaC]
Sa – 7½ miles, average pace 8:394, 89°F at Noon [SeaC/SSTrail-MBT/SeaC]
Su – 12½ miles, average pace of 8:32 mpm, sunny and extremely humid - crashed, 86°F to 87°F from 7:40AM [SeaC/ SSTrail-MBT -2x(2M-MBTrail)/SeaC]

I woke up early for Sunday's run, but it was my slowest medium long run ever. The dewpoint must've been very close to 80°F. We had some rain Saturday evening and I was hoping to wake up to a cooler morning. Wrong.

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