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Memorial to Blue Light Paths

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Long run: 9.69 miles
Time; 2:15:00 Avg. Pace: 13:56 Calories Burned: 1183 Avg. Heart Rate: 149
Run: 3:00 Avg. Walk: 1:45 Avg.
171.8 before 173.8 after 32 oz. water + 16 oz. Gu + 8 oz. Apple Juice
Clif Bar 1/2, 1 Gu, 1 Salt Tablet(forgot until after finished)

Ran alone.
Stretches before and after.
71 to 75 degrees
18.47 miles this week

Run went okay, but slow, probably because of it being the first long run on a hot day this season.
After finished walked about 10 minutes but still became very light headed, started to black out and only capable of panting. Lasted about 20 minutes.

  
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IFDEEVARUNS2 6/8/2013 12:56PM

    What are Blue Light Paths?

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SHIRAZSOLLY 5/20/2013 2:51AM

    Do you have a treadmill for running on when it is hot? And access to a good blood pressure monitor (preferably not a wrist cuff, but if you use a wrist cuff, check it against a good quality plug in or a professional's)?

You have way more experience running that I do, so forgive me... but I did used to go on long hikes alone in humid Virginia. Wet handkerchiefs on the back of my neck helped keep me cool. They feel awful when you first put them on; there are professional products in some gardening magazines that aren't so jarring. I am sure runners have a similar thing, but I haven't found it yet.

Since it wasn't SUPER hot out, I'd look at whether or not you were possibly dehydrated before, or if there were other medical issues like blood pressure changes. Are any of those gels/foods possibly new ones? I am allergic to a few additives, with the result of hives on my neck and chest, light headedness and... blood pressure spikes and drops. An anaphylactic-like response, they call it when the body self corrects/it doesn't progress beyond that and need an Epipen or other heart stimulant.

If you have access to a treadmill, maybe run inside a couple of times and see how you feel the next few days... or take your cell phone and go slow and easy, as the previous commenters suggested.

If it happens again, please see a doctor.

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MOBYCARP 5/18/2013 8:51PM

    Running alone + starting to black out is a bit scary. I hope you figure out what was going on there and how to avoid it in the future.

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LIVE2RUN4LIFE 5/18/2013 8:38PM

    I find that shorter intervals help me cope better with the heat. Plus Jeff Galloway's advice is that a walk longer than 1 minute doesn't provide a lot of additional benefit. So I suggest you try -- run 1:30, walk :50 or -- run 1:30, walk 1:00. See how it feels. That's basically the same ratio you are currently using.

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SEABREEZE64 5/18/2013 4:20PM

    Slow is okay for a slow run on a hot day. Actually very slow is okay!!!!
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Shorter Long Run

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Long run: 6.62 miles
Time; 1:27:00 Avg. Pace: 13:08 Calories Burned: 819 Avg. Heart Rate: 124
Run: 3:00 Avg. Pace: 11:05 Walk: 2:00 Avg. Pace: 17:34
170.8 before 170.0 after 16 oz. water + 16 oz. Apple Juice
Clif Bar 1/4 1 Gu 1 Salt Tablet

Ran alone.
Stretches before and after.
65 degrees
15.7 miles this week

  
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SEABREEZE64 5/11/2013 12:04PM

    Good job!!!
Did you ever get a chance to try another Magic Mile?

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COOP9002 5/11/2013 11:52AM

    Nice job. Looks like you're taking advantage of some beautiful weather as well.

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IFDEEVARUNS2 5/11/2013 11:39AM

    Well done! Way to get in the miles this week.
I decided to run alone today, along Braes Bayou with Sophie. A HRM run - average 118. We won't talk about the pace. emoticon
Nursing a sore knee.

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With Off-Season Purple

Saturday, May 04, 2013

Long run: 9.89 miles
Time; 2:08:00 Avg. Pace: 12:56 Calories Burned: 1208 Avg. Heart Rate: 121
Run: 3:00 Avg. Pace: 10:52 Walk: 2:15 Avg. Pace: 17:20
172.8 before 173.0 after 24 oz. water + 16 oz. Gatorade + 8 oz. Apple Juice
Clif Bar 1/4 1 Oreo

Ran alone, with wife's group
Stretches before and after.
45 degrees
15.47 miles this week

  
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IFDEEVARUNS2 5/6/2013 8:15AM

    Well done! We had great weather, didn't we?
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BOILHAM 5/5/2013 8:38PM

    Good job! Keep it up! emoticon

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SEABREEZE64 5/4/2013 4:56PM

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TXHRT4U 5/4/2013 1:16PM

    That is emoticon ! You an inspiration! Keep that heart young and pumpin!

Have a great & blessed weekend!
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PAMDAQTPI 5/4/2013 1:15PM

    Awesome long run! Keep it up!

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Rice University

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Long run: 9.04 miles
Time; 2:02:00 Avg. Pace: 13:29 Calories Burned: 1099 Avg. Heart Rate: 123
Run: 3:00 Avg. Pace: 11:04 Walk: 2:30 Avg. Pace: 18:27
173.6 before 172.6 after 24 oz. water + 16 oz. Gatorade + 8 oz. Apple Juice
Clif Bar 1/2

Ran alone
Stretches before and after.
71 degrees
16.25 miles this week

  
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RUN4FOOD 4/28/2013 4:03PM

    Dee, this time I ran down Sunset and only about half a mile on the Rice trail.

By the way, I think next week our group will be running from the pool at Memorial Park to Heights. Seeing if our paths might cross again.

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IFDEEVARUNS2 4/28/2013 3:50PM

    Do you run the loop around campus?
Catherine, it's got one of the nicest trails in town.

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LIVE2RUN4LIFE 4/27/2013 10:55PM

    Rice University caught my eye -- I did my graduate work there so many, many years ago but wasn't a runner then. Do they have trail on the campus now?

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SEABREEZE64 4/27/2013 6:54PM

    Looks good.

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USMAWIFE 4/27/2013 5:29PM

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Shorter Long Run

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Long run: 5.26 miles
Time; 1:10:00 Avg. Pace: 13:18 Calories Burned: 641 Avg. Heart Rate: 124
Run: 3:00 Avg. Pace: 10:42 Walk: 2:45 Avg. Pace: 18:20
174.2 before 174.2 after 16 oz. water + 8 oz. Apple Juice
Clif Bar 1/2

Ran alone
Stretches before and after.
46 degrees
10.11 miles this week(missed 1 run due to rain)

  
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PLMITCH 4/20/2013 10:09PM

    Hey, I see no weight drop off this time -- good news I think!

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DSQUARE22 4/20/2013 5:17PM

    emoticon
Keep up the good work!

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SEABREEZE64 4/20/2013 3:46PM

    Good job!!!!

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