Best. Week. Ever.

Training for the week of February 9th-15th:
Monday, Feb 09, 2009
AM: 1 hr 1 min 13 sec, 9.1 mi
les.  Pace was a bit fast, but it felt easy so I guess it’s all good. East St. mile in 6:22.
PM: 1 hr 49 min, 14.0 mi
les.  30 up, 3 X 200m strides, 5 X [2 min. (1 min rest), 1 min. (30 sec. rest), 30 sec.] with 1 min. rest between sets. 2 minuters were at 5k pace, working down to 3k pace for the 30 sec. interval. 29 minutes total (including intervals and jog rest). Finished with 4 X 100m stride/100m jog, core, and 45 minutes easy cool down.
Tuesday, Feb 10, 2009
AM: 1 hr 4 min 11 sec, 8.5 mi
les.   25 minutes with the team including 6 X 100m-ish strides, then some extra on my own.
PM: 1 hr 40 min 10 sec, 13.6 miles.
Did 45 with the girls at practice, then took it to 1:40 on my own.
Wednesday, Feb 11, 2009
AM: 1 hr 1 min 2 sec, 9.1 mi
les. Same route as Monday. 6:19 Earl St. mile.
PM: 1 hr 25 min, 11.1 mi
les.  25 up, 3 X 200m strides, 600m (1:55), 400m (75), 200m (36.9), 5 X 100m stride/100 easy, 50 down.
Thursday, Feb 12, 2009
AM:  50 min 8 sec, 6.7 mi
les.
Friday, Feb 13, 2009
AM:  34 min 37 sec, 4.6 mi
les.  Race morning shakeout in Boston.
PM:  56 min, 7.7 mi
les.  23 up. Boston University Valentine meet 3000m. 11th in 9:46.18. 23 down.
PM: 1 hr 5 min, 8.1 mi
les.  Evening mileage. Did a warm up and cool down with Leah so she wouldn’t have to run alone in the dark, and ran on the indoor track in between while she raced. Had to dodge a lot of people and hop over a steeple barrier a bunch of times.
Saturday, Feb 14, 2009
AM: 2 hr 3 min, 17.0 mi
les.  Boston to Newton and back. I was on a mission to run part of the Boston marathon course. Very enjoyable run.
Sunday, Feb 15, 2009
AM: 1 hr 20 min, 10.8 mi
les.  80 minutes in the AM with Leah. We got back late last night from Boston, so I was lacking sleep and had a terrible headache. Will probably do more in the PM.
PM: 1 hr 24 min 49 sec, 12.0 mi
les.  Legs felt good but I was pretty hungry for most of the run, so it wasn’t the most pleasant experience.
Total: 132.3 miles

Yes, it’s in miles, not kilometers.  If it were in kilometers, the total would be 212.8 km.
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One Response to Best. Week. Ever.

  1. Lindsay Manning says:

    Holy Crap Les!! You are a machine! I love it.

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