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Cold and Rainy Run

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Ran for 3:39:06
My longest run in 21 months.
:30 second run/:30 second walk @ a heart rate of 119 or less
15.62 miles
1658 cal.
Avg. HR: 115 Max HR: 129
Avg. Pace: 14:02
47 degrees, heavy rain and strong wind from the north
One of the worst runs of my life. Weather.com said 0% chance of rain for entire run time so I worn no water resistant clothing. Started to rain at mile 4 and continued until last mile.
Positive split(which is not a good thing): 13:07 at half way point
Only good note, very little pain or tightness in my right knee.
Have had sniffles all day.
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MWWENSIN 11/25/2013 1:31PM

    Way to tough it out on your long run. Take some extra vitamin c to ward off colds.

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STRIVER57 11/25/2013 3:37AM

    wow! congratulations for sticking it out. i'm impressed. (and i've already learned not to trust the weather forecast for rain)(sometimes it says no rain for the next hour when it's raining!)

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SMITTY4RL 11/24/2013 10:04AM

    You did pretty great despite the rain and temps, congrats on persevering! ;-)

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IFDEEVARUNS2 11/24/2013 9:27AM

    You did awesome. You are my hero! I didn't run - I was two blocks from home when the skies opened and I decided it wasn't worth risking a cold when I'm traveling to Israel next week.
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SEABREEZE64 11/24/2013 7:08AM

    Despite the rain..... looks like a great run!

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PMRUNNER 11/24/2013 5:32AM

    Wow, sure makes one appreciate nicer running weather!

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PLMITCH 11/23/2013 9:34PM

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COOP9002 11/23/2013 9:13PM

    Excellent job in so not so perfect of conditions. Runs like this build character.

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KBEHNKE81 11/23/2013 8:17PM

    Sounds like miserable running weather. Congratulations on gutting it out. Hope you have better weather next time.

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