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Tanglewood

Saturday, November 09, 2013

Ran for 3:10:08
:30 second run/:30 second walk @ a heart rate of 117 or less, last 48 minutes heart rate of 119 or less. 7 sets run 1 minute/:30 second walk at about 12 mile mark
14.12 miles
1604 cal.
Avg. HR: 117 Max HR: 158
Avg. Pace: 13:28
54 degrees at start
Another run in cooler weather. Felt strong the entire way. About mile 8 started to push a little harder. First time this season I wore my compression leg sleeves and found them at my ankles when i was finished. Some pain and tightness in my right knee.

  
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MARGARITTM 11/10/2013 8:32AM

    6+ yesterday with a group of friends ----- sounds like time for new sleeves. I am sure you know thins but do NOT put in the dryer.

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SEABREEZE64 11/9/2013 3:49PM

    Good job! A progressive run. Good for you!

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COOP9002 11/9/2013 12:44PM

    Excellent job!

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MWWENSIN 11/9/2013 12:14PM

    Sounds like a great run. Maybe time for sone new sleeves, I imagine they stretch out over time or you didn't start with the high enough or maybe need a smaller size. I did 8 miles today but felt a little tired, didn't have my A game today.

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River Oaks II

Saturday, November 02, 2013

Run for 2:06:13
:30 second run/:30 second walk @ a heart rate of 116 or less, last 48 minutes heart rate of 118 or less. Last 6 minutes run 1 minute/:30 second walk
9.62 miles
1099 cal.
Avg. HR: 114 Max HR: 131
Avg. Pace: 13:07
58 degrees
Best long run in 1 years, likely due to cooler weather, confidence from finishing a half marathon last weekend and no knee pain. After first mile noticed my heart rate was not getting up close to 116 so was able to push harder than normal.

  
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SMITTY4RL 11/3/2013 7:54PM

    Hi, that's a good pace, especially seeing you came off a half-marathon (I dream about doing one of those). Congrats on the super run!

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STRIVER57 11/3/2013 2:25AM

    excellebt!

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SEABREEZE64 11/2/2013 6:05PM

    Fantastic run Gary!!!! No knee pain recently - awesome! I look at the stats and think - what a great run!

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MWWENSIN 11/2/2013 12:58PM

    Great run - great cool weather today in Houston.

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IFDEEVARUNS2 11/2/2013 11:08AM

    Great run!

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ROBBIEY 11/2/2013 10:43AM

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HOUSTON HALF MARATHON

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Plan: 310 minutes :30/:30 seconds @ 115 or less, last 48 minutes 117 or less. Last 5 minutes 1/:30
Actual: Ran 180:48 minutes(Watch time)
13.1 miles
1459 cal.
Avg. HR: 117 Max HR: 165(miss reading due to rain again)
Avg. Pace: 13:43
Half Marathon: 3 hours 48 Seconds
Better run than last week, about where I expected to be time wise.

  
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TXHRT4U 10/30/2013 5:32PM

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I guess I never realized you where you lived. Great time! I am training for my first half that is February 2nd, 2014. The Texas Half that will be at the Irvin Convention Center.

I didn't understand what you numbers meant though.

Any and all wisdom is greatly appreciated :)

God bless,
Eric

Comment edited on: 10/30/2013 5:34:18 PM

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IFDEEVARUNS2 10/28/2013 1:57PM

    Well done! How did you feel afterwards? It sounds like a great run, in spite of the weather.

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PAULOBRY 10/28/2013 1:28PM

    Gary,

Congrats on running a great Half Marathon!

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PLMITCH 10/28/2013 10:32AM

    NICE JOB! I'm at least a year away from even thinking about a 1/2 marathon! I'm inspired by your effort!

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TXPATRIOT 10/28/2013 12:50AM

    Congratulations!!
That is awesome!

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MWWENSIN 10/27/2013 7:25PM

    Great run, alot better than you expected initially. Do you wear rain gear in the rain or just normal running clothes?

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SEABREEZE64 10/27/2013 6:54PM

    Congratulations!! Your HR continues to amaze me.....!!!



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Allen Pkwy. & Heights Path

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Plan: 230 minutes :30/:30 seconds @ 114
Actual: Ran 207 minutes
14.38 miles
1475 cal.
Avg. HR: 113 Max HR: 129
Avg. Pace: 14:14
Worst run this season

  
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BOILHAM 10/21/2013 5:57AM

    Still a good long run. 14 miles is a long distance. Good job!

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MWWENSIN 10/20/2013 11:48AM

    What caused the run to be 23 minutes short of the plan?

You ran for 207 minutes which is a pretty long time so that is great. I thought I was doing good today but ran for only 184 minutes - which was my plan today.

Good luck on the Houston Half Marathon coming up next weekend.

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SEABREEZE64 10/20/2013 9:48AM

    Why was this a bad run? All the stats look good!!!
Good job on the much longer run at a good pace.

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SLENDERELLA61 10/19/2013 3:07PM

    The worst run in the season is still far, far better than sitting on the couch. Good for you!!

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Bike Path

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Plan: 173 minutes :30/:30 seconds @ 111 or less, last 43 minutes 113 or less. Last 12 minutes 1/:30
Actual: Ran 179 minutes
12.3 miles
1303 cal.
Avg. HR: 112 Max HR: 132
Avg. Pace: 14:32
BP After: 85/60 Pulse 90
78 Degrees Feel 81
Right knee stiff after 2 hours.

  
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IFDEEVARUNS2 9/30/2013 9:51AM

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SEABREEZE64 9/29/2013 9:50AM

    Great endurance run!!! I just finished several articles by Joe Friel on exercise and aging adults. Like me! They were very interesting.

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GOLFGMA 9/28/2013 5:42PM

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JSEATTLE 9/28/2013 5:12PM

  Wow, I just can't run on days over 75. Good for you and great workout!!

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MWWENSIN 9/28/2013 5:01PM

    Looks like you hit your metrics. It was a hot day.

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