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Training Log Archive: blairtrewin

In the 1 days ending Aug 24, 2010:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Run1 47:00 6.4(7:21) 10.3(4:34)
  Total1 47:00 6.4(7:21) 10.3(4:34)

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Tuesday Aug 24, 2010 #

12 PM

Run intervals ((fartlek)) 16:00 [4] 3.8 km (4:13 / km)

I probably sounded a bit down in yesterday's entry (and certainly would have seemed a bit down to anyone who was there post-run). I did note there that I have good days and bad days, and today was much better. I've come to a theory that calf tightness may be contributing to my Achilles problems (since I haven't been having my regular massages when travelling, and the soreness often surfaces during/after travel - soft ground may be a factor, but it was also happening on last year's road trip). If so this morning's massage may have helped; will have to wait and see whether it had a lasting impact.

Whatever the reason, I felt good enough for a 250 on/250 off session on the Tan at lunchtime - not 100% right but not struggling as I have the last few days. Not particularly stellar as a speed session but that wasn't really the point today. Doubt I could have kept pace with the 3.20 kilometre that Bruce had just done when I saw him.

Run warm up/down 31:00 [3] 6.5 km (4:46 / km)

To/from the Tan. Full marks for stupidity to the person who drove through the red light outside the police headquarters.

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