Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Speedwork tonight

Speedwork tonight. 6 miles with a 3 mile tempo run (@ 7:13) in the middle. I'll be running with the Eastbay Frontrunners tonight, so I might not exactly run that fast. Which is ok, I've been doing a lot of sprinting on my bike every morning and afternoon. Riding in downtown Oakland can get a bit exciting at times!

Getting ready to plan my 10 year high school reunion for next summer. Hard to believe that it has been 10 years. Somedays it feels like it's been forever...others it seems to be only yesterday. I've been searching for a few people on the internet, but haven't had much luck. I put in my name google, and I pop up all over the place. Is that a good thing or not?

Happy Trails!

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

A Million Miles?

Ok, I probably won't run a million miles, but this is something I thought was pretty cool.

I'm number 324 out of 544.

And then 6 weeks went by...

Amazing how fast time goes by when I'm busy! Since my last post I've done two of my three 20 mile runs. The first one I only made it 19 miles. I ran from the Oakland hills down to Emeryville and then with the EastBay Frontrunners the last several miles. The only problem was I didn't get enough miles in before meeting up with them. I even ran to the restaurant hoping to get enough.
My second "20-mile" run I did with the National AIDS Marathon Training Program (SF Marathon). They had a 23 mile run scheduled and I was asked if I wanted to run it. Since it was going to be my 2nd 20 mile, I thought going 23 miles wouldn't hurt. And it didn't. Mind you I was going a good 1 min/mi slower than what I had planned, but it was a good run...and good company!
This Saturday is my last 20 mile run. After this, time for a 3 week taper until the marathon! I'm not sure where I'm going to run this one. I may go over to the city and run with NAMTP again. The only problem is that they are only going like 8 or 10 miles. I'll just run the course twice!
Amazing that I'm about to run my third marathon of the year. My legs have been a little tired lately, but I think that's because I'm now biking to work. Yep...after my little rant about bicyclist, I now am one (well, the 2 miles to work and home) It's quite the workout some days!