Monday, November 30, 2015

November Totals

November 2015 -    239.8 km
YTD                -  3,034.7 km

No races in November.  Logged one "long run" and increased the distance a little over Octobers 194.6 km.  I will continue to build distance in December in prep for the R4K 8 hour Jan 9 and the Sulphur 100 miler in May.   Look forward to the snow arriving and staying but I have been OK with the open trails through November.  

Nov breakdown

28 Runs in total.

1 X Track Run 28K
2 X Snow Shoe Runs 13.7K
5 X Trail Run 57.6K
16 X Treadmill 98K
4X Road 42.5K

Its hard to imagine that something so simple as putting one foot in front of the other can be done in so many unique ways.  

Lunch Run

 Ended the month with my traditional 5K lunch run this evening.     Took a rest day yesterday yesterday I was feeling a little under the weather so I thought it best to give in.    Felt a whole lot better today and after a light weekend of running I had lots of pop in my legs.  

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Trail Saturday

Wasn't looking to do to much today so I did a little 5.4 K Trail Run looping my backyard trail.     No wind ,  temps just below freezing and the last little bit of Sunshine made for a rather pleasant run.  Didn't overdress tying the Shell off before I started was tights ,   long sleeve tech T with a short sleeve tech T over top.  

Friday, November 27, 2015

Y Friday

 Did my first indoor track run of the season logging 28K in just a little under 3 hours today at the Owen Sound Y.    I forgot just how much I enjoy doing this sort of run it really give one an opportunity to truly transcend.     Started out a little tired and stressed but that all melted away in the first hour.   I really relaxed into the run and would have loved to tack on another hour or two but I had to work at 4pm.    I wore my HRM and was doing a mostly 6:00 pace.  HR early on was in the high 120s progressing into the mid 130s.    I didn't fuel and noticed the HR breaking into the low 140s in the last few Ks ... a sign that I was depleting Glycogen and starting to burn more body mass.   Next planned Y Run is Dec 15 ...   looking for a 3-4 hour outing covering 35-40 Ks.  

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Thursday Lunch

Almost forgot to blog my "Lunch Run" today.  Just the usual 5K ... a little earlier in the eve being that I am working noon until midnight.  I weighed in thinking I had already added a few pounds this fall but I was wrong tipping the scaled at 172 lbs.   Thats the lower end of my seasonal fluctuation.  

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Lunch Run

5K logged on my meal break tonight.  I was feeling tired and not so motivated but after a Run all is 100%.   I often say I don't do it for how it feels during ,  I do it for how I feel after I am done!

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Two Run Tuesday

5K lunch run the usual way this evening on my meal break.  I would have rather been snow shoe running!